1. Blood Related
Year: 2017 - ongoing
Material: discarded cowblood
There are countless notions and associations connected to blood, the most substential being life and death, blood can symbolize both and worlds in between.
It tells a thousand stories, steeped in meaning and mysticism. Yet, the very real narrative of cowblood as a by-product and waste stream remains untold. As consumers we are disconnect from the production of goods, the slaughterhouse industry is one of the biggest in the world, yet it remains almost invisible - this disconnection makes it difficult to have a discussion about the ethics of production. The work offers a platform for confrontation and reflection regarding our relation towards animals.
zinc plate etchings of the material process, drawings made by Anais Borie