Exploring mythical reverie, ‘Merbaby’ combines hand-coloured lithography and photography. It unifies traditional and digital practices as a metaphor to discuss concepts such as our anthropomorphism as we ingest animals as food or are infected by them. Unlike the mermaid or siren from Disney or folklore this creature makes associations through this creature’s hybridity to zoonotic pathogen transmission of fish zoonoses along with human‘s culpability in environmental damage and negative impact on our world.



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July 6, 2024