“Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it” (Genesis 1:28) (NIV).
This piece depicts mankind, contemplating his own toxic impact upon the planet. The head of his penis is a bird skull (partridge) and in its mouth appears to be a worm. It is instead, a “toxic sperm” made from silver and pearl and mercury.
His oyster testicles weigh a fragile beginning of a wasp nest on one side, against his own beautiful sperm, formed from a black pearl and silver, on the other.
His hair is formed from so many tiny fish that died probably, from toxic algae bloom and washed up on our shores. Behind the branches that form his rib cage in the back are his lungs and heart, stomach and spleen, formed from driftwood and roots, along with a small liver of eroded stone, found amidst the many fish upon the beach.