Seminal and enigmatic media artist Leslie Thornton is known for addressing a range of charged subjects. "Binocular Menagerie" features a wide array of animals of various species; birds, reptiles, mammals, some exotic, others familiar and commonplace. Thornton uses a simple play of direct and abstracted imagery to bring out dimensions of animal behavior that generally go unheeded. The effect is of a glimpse into another being, a view prior to language and outside of our expectations. Thornton's beautiful, meditative camerawork locates the movements of predator/prey relations in the most subtle fragments and configurations of behavior and morphology.
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