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Tuesday
Nov302010

Z is for Zebra

On now at the King Street Gallery in Syndey until December 11th is Rod McRae's exhibition "The Heart of the Matter," which explores the human impact on the animal world.  Using only animals which have died naturally or were ethically sourced, McRae's exhibition addresses a number of issues in condensed taxidermic form including hunting culture and the meat industry.

''This is not a show about taxidermy, this is a show that uses taxidermy specimens to talk about the environment … for people to have empathy for the animals so that they feel something for them - a sculpture in bronze doesn't pull at the heart strings like animals do,'' McRae said in an interview with the Sydney Morning Herald. Read article here +  See more images on the gallery page here +   

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