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Daisy Jordan

Golden Bellied Capuchin

Golden Bellied Capuchin

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Acrylic on cardboard. 

Hand painted, build repurposed cardboard to make a 3D wall hung artwork with observed detail of Daisy's chosen subject.

The capuchin monkeys are New World monkeys of the subfamily Cebinae. They are readily identified as the "organ grinder" monkey, and have been used in many movies and television shows. The range of capuchin monkeys includes some tropical forests in Central America and South America as far south as northern Argentina.

Dimensions: 25 x 23.5 cm

About the artist.

Originally born and raised in Dartford, Kent, Daisy is a visual artist and puppeteer currently based in Brighton, England. She enjoys working with a variety of media, from painting and cut-outs, to sculpture and performance. She works by collecting stories, bits of narrative, ideas and materials.

Her work tends to explore the boundary between human and “other”, with a particular focus on non-human primates. For her, our ever-changing relationship with, and perception of, our simian cousins encapsulates (or serves as a microcosm of) our interconnection with the natural world in a more general sense. Hovering on the seeming boundary between human and other, monkeys and apes have always aroused in us feelings of fascination and discomfort, and this, as a result, has led to their exploitation.

Daisy aims to explore and scrutinise this boundary, as well as to challenge and reflect on her own life-long interest in these creatures.

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