Parasite • Autographed archival pigment print • Printed on Moab Entrada Rag Bright 290 GSM archival paper • 13 x 17 inches
Hand-signed and numbered by artist PeeMonster in a limited edition of 12 • Example: # /12
House of Roulx blind embossed stamping • Authentic Edition rubber stamp on verso • Letter of Authenticity
"I am 'PeeMonster.' I am an endospiritual artist residing in the SF Bay Area, California. I primarily create using a graphite spectrum, charcoal, and love. My work is an exploration and interpretation of the spiritual condition under the influence of society, politics, and the challenge of re-discovering one's own innocence throughout, despite..."
"This piece features the terrifying Chordodes formosanus, a parasite that develops inside of the praying mantis. The whiplike worm essentially takes over the mantis' nervous system and is able to then control the mantis, usually guiding it to water so that its own reproductive cycle can continue. (It is also eating the mantis from the inside out.) If the mantis enters a state of distress, the parasite will very quickly 'abandon ship.'"
Hand-Signed and Numbered by PeeMonster
Limited Edition of 12
Moab Entrada Rag Bright 290 GSM Archival Paper