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“Since 1997, I have worked with rabbit imagery to explore whether a long-eared herbivore can communicate complex emotions and ideas. Over time, these characters have begun to engage and explore their world through scientific discovery. I focus on scientific disciplines that offer a view of the rabbits’ place in the larger processes of the natural world, my hope being that the viewer sees a strange reflection of human discovery in a new species (albeit a fictional one) “rediscovering” the world they inhabit.

In the past, I have portrayed scenes of scientific discovery drawn from the history of biology and geology, the evaluative procedures current scientists use to evaluate, understand, and describe the environment, and, in this case, described actual studies based on the field notes, photographs, and theses from the archives of Harvard Forest near Athol, MA.”