I Don't Eat Rats
In Progress for a Performance
Paper, Book Arts, Fiber hand-knitted structure
Contains a scroll inside
The rat contains a scroll inside. Historically, 'Chinamen' were depicted as animals, eating animals, and as freak show attractions. Some of this still carries on to present day toward Asians. One of the poses mimics a Victorian ad that 'Chinamen' eat rats.
I will interact with the rat in different ways.