narrative of man as name giver, living creatures are transmuted into
ideas, signs, or symbols. Imbuing animals with ideological, emotional,
anthropomorphic identity traits. How does this narrative affect
upon human-animal kinship we are confronted with the limitations of our
species in its growing collective disconnection to the natural world.
However, society is embedded with co-dependent bonds between human and
animals. Bonds that may be driven from a longing to connect and
co-exist, but also tainted with the desire to tame that which is wild.
Humans tend to
feel as the planetary protagonist, but when shifting the perspective we
are able to fathom the powerful reality of animal agency. Every being
is the keeper of their own stories and secrets beyond the human gaze.
Whether you slither or gallop, there is knowing in which hoof goes first
or what soil is crawlable. Toes know how to balance, claws how to claw,
and even the smallest worm will turn being trodden on.