Pet Cemetery Project

This series of image pairings has emerged from my ongoing investigation of pet cemetery gravestones in rural and suburban Florida.  The image pairings highlight inconsistencies and contradictions in our relationships with different nonhumans.

Gracie
Gracie

Grave of Gracie paired with image of two gorillas in the San Diego zoo; mother is examining i-pad that was dropped in the enclosure.

Pepper
Pepper

Grave of Pepper paired with image of circus elephant performing with ball

Sgt. Smokey
Sgt. Smokey

Grave of Sargent Smokey paired with image of circus tiger jumping through ring of fire

Harry James Kielmovitch
Harry James Kielmovitch

Grave of Harry James Kielmovitch paired with image of laboratory rat

Patience
Patience

Grave of Patience paired with customer being served fast food at drivethrough window

Nuisance
Nuisance

Grave of Nuisance paired with bound alligator

Kibbles
Kibbles

Grave of Kibbles paired with advertisement for down mattress

George
George

Grave of George paired with image of cow being ear-tagged

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