Chatterbox Fortune Tellers - The Rare Bird Extinction Series

Lori Pensini

I have applied a melancholic macabre spin to a favourite childhood game of chatterbox fortune telling. Each fortune teller displays extinct or critically endanger bird species and each playing outcome arrives at the same point - extinction. The aim is to emphasise the acute fragility of our environment and the need for urgent action to stabilise the ecological disequilibrium brought about by our former and current land mismanagement. Paradoxically, the act of ‘playing the game’, points critically to the fact that this isn’t a game, it isn’t something we can gamble on anymore.

Medium: Drawing

H  10cm x W 50cm    x D 14 cm

Edition:  1 of 1

Catalogue Number:  22AP28