Mary Ting, Transart advisor’s installation “The Monkeys See Evil” is shown in the exhibition “Cautionary Tales: Old Visions Through New Eyes “ at the Shiva Gallery in New York City
Cautionary Tales: Old Visions Through New Eyes
Cecile Chong, Yuliya Lanina, Meridith McNeal, Edward Monovich, Susan Newmark, Mary Ting
Curated by Randall Harris and Anne Hoppe
November 11, 2015- January 22, 2016
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
President’s Gallery in Haaren Hall, 6th floor
899 Tenth Avenue (between 58th & 59 St), New York, NY 10019
Hours: Monday – Friday, 9-5pm
The Monkeys See, Hear and Speak of Evil installation was first created in the backdrop of the ag-gag laws. Now in the Post Snowden climate era, the monkeys have come out again and have much to say.
With my re-do of the Nine-headed Bird of the ancient Chinese mythology, the bird heads could not wait their turn to eat, and instead fought each other causing a frenzy and leaving them all hungry – a metaphor for individual greed at whatever costs.