Posts Tagged ‘Cosmopolitan Chicken Project’

Fowl Play: Koen Vanmechelen at ConnerSmith

Koen Vanmechelen, Red Jungle Fowl, 2013; lambda print on plexiglass, diptych, 24 x 24 in. (each), edition: 5. Courtesy of ConnerSmith.

Today’s domestic chickens are genetically altered far from their original ancestors. With the release of documentaries like the 2006 Fast Food Nation and 2008 Food, Inc., the poultry industry has come under harsh scrutiny in recent years, as the grotesque conditions in chicken farms across the country have been brought to light.  Though this has been a hot topic in the media and popular culture,[…..]