John Pusateri, til 19 May, Auckland

For those of you who like the work of John Pusateri,
he currently has an exhibition on at Seed Gallery in Newmarket
until 19 May 2012
John Pusateri, fOWL III, 2012
pencil, graphite, pastel, archival digital print on paper

John Pusateri’s manipulated (sometimes obliterated) images of birds
comment on the complex history of animal preservation, speciation and extinction.
He highlights the irony of living things destroyed
in order that they are better known, catalogued, and preserved.
His work not only engages in creative image making,
but also adds to our knowledge of local ecology;
all the while raising issues around biodiversity and conservation,
and more universal comments about loss and death.