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No Insects, No Future

Insects are pollinators, decomposers, and food for our food, and without them we’re nothing. It’s enormously difficult to get past the terror and loathing people have for them, something which has deep roots in the structures of class, race, and poverty in this country and beyond. That work has to be done, however, and it’s part of the broader effort to bring people closer to the real world of nature, that we might all know what we’re a part of. I wrote more about the idea behind this image here.



More by Roger Peet

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Ape Portraits

Ape Portraits

January 5, 2011

Here’s a link to the site of photographer James Mollison, who has undertaken a great project of portraiture in Indonesia, Cameroon and Democratic Republic of Congo: Passport photographs of apes….

Print Factory Video

Print Factory Video

March 25, 2013

Here’s a short clip shot during our install in Milwaukee. Thanks to everyone who came out to see it, and who came to our presentations in the gallery. A great…