Lin May Saeed
Russian Relief, 2012
The Liberation of Animals from their Cages XII
Styrofoam, steel, pvc, laqcuer, branches
90 × 100 × 21 cm
Lin May Saeed

Lin May Saeed (1973-2023) is both an advocate for animals and an artist. Despite progressive perspectives, empathy for animals is rarely found in visual art. We depend on animals as a society, and yet, we mostly ignore them, and often deliberately, as comrades. Saeed is approaching this theme with a compelling and convincing lightness, maybe to keep us from turning away from the uneasiness it can provoke.

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