Meat is farmed and cared for to be eaten and forgotten. Are we farmed in to society, only to be devoured by it and finally forgotten?
Five photographers look at different human states of mind that have been affected by the environments their subjects are connected to. How do we define our selves, cope with absence, fit in to the preferred human form, how do we handle our personal fears and finally who are the people that produce our meat?
Bjørn Venø interest is in the relation of subject and space, performance and masculinity. Presently he is investigating current and past spaces that have influenced his frame of mind, through the means of performance that relates to psychodrama.
Riikka Eiro explores her eluding personal relation to absence and loss, in the current work aiming to apply these themes to a wider context of literature and art history.
Julie Turley's concern revolves around other peoples perceptions of her body. She is placing herself in situations where response is inevitable.
Tuija Hassinen works mainly with self portraits, exposing herself to the judgemental eye of the modern viewer.
Louise Hunt is interested in discovering the abnormal in the normal through the form of portraiture. In this body of work she has gone one step further to look at how three people are bound together through a chain of production that is far removed from our modern and impersonal perception of producing meat.