I focus on strategies for listening to and caring for insects: an animal class essential to the functioning of ecosystems e that is placed at the bottom of the hierarchical ladder with which humanity defines its superiority.
In particular, I’ll work with/on the insects that feed on those vegetables that humans also consume to analyze the space of conflict that this competition creates and its chemical consequences in agriculture.
The gaze is focused on the behavioral aspect of the conflict and takes “Beast Delinquents” as food for thought. In this book, published in 1892, the criminal lawyer Carlo D’Addosio traces legal cases in which the defendants were animals of different species, among which the most popular are caterpillars.
The research interweaves those aspects in a visual way using drawings as a tool of inhabit a collaborative position face my food competitors, caterpillars.