Colette Gaiter: Monkey Girl Meets Alligator Boy




 
  • ©2014, Colette Gaiter, Monkey Girl Meets Alligator Boy
  • ©2014, Colette Gaiter, Monkey Girl Meets Alligator Boy
  • ©2014, Colette Gaiter, Monkey Girl Meets Alligator Boy
  • ©2014, Colette Gaiter, Monkey Girl Meets Alligator Boy
  • ©2014, Colette Gaiter, Monkey Girl Meets Alligator Boy

Artist(s):


Title:


Monkey Girl Meets Alligator Boy

Exhibition:


DAC Online Exhibition 2015: Altered Books - Digital Interventions

Creation Year:


2014

Medium:


Found wedding album book, scanner, Photoshop

Category:


Artist Book

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.