Colette Gaiter: Monkey Girl Meets Alligator Boy




 
  • ©2014, Colette Gaiter

  • ©2014, Colette Gaiter

  • ©2014, Colette Gaiter

  • ©2014, Colette Gaiter

  • ©2014, Colette Gaiter

Artist(s):


Title:


    Monkey Girl Meets Alligator Boy

Exhibition:


Creation Year:


    2014

Medium:


    Found wedding album book, scanner, Photoshop

Category:



Artist Statement:


    Monkey girl meets Alligator Boy digitally superimposes real genetic and societal perceived abnormalities on a family in a seemingly “normal” wedding photo album book. The book alludes to the story of King Kong as a persistent cultural myth that embodies fears of race (species) mixing.