This piece questions what is considered art today (hint: almost anything decorative). The leaf was carved by aphids while the background was marked by snails, with some participation from the human animal. While the insect and snail’s purpose wasn’t reflective, something “interesting” was created. I thus consider this art. “Animal Graffiti” will be featured in […]


The process of making something doesn’t end with a finished product, but with the end of the product. Looking at the entire life of something made means to look at its life-cycle. William McDonough devoted an entire book, Cradle to Cradle, to explain the necessity of this holistic approach to achieving a true ecological balance. […]