Media: faux & real fur, steel cages
Dimensions: 1 m x 3 m x 1.5 m
For centuries, we have been breeding domestic animals to meet our desired specifications. We create purebred pets for aesthetic gratification, recreation and social status. Our genetic tinkering wreaks havoc with nature’s adaptive mechanisms. What are the limits of our desire for custom-made companions? The faux and real fur spheres in Companions suggest genetically engineered masses, caged to further emphasize controlled nature.