Click here to watch me as my colleagues and I
dart a white rhino on foot in South Africa.
"The Great African Wildlife Rescue,"
Episode 1 "Experience of a Lifetime"
originally shown on Animal Planet
This clip follows us as we work to capture and
care for lions.
WELCOME TO THE ANTHROPOCENE
As a visual artist and former wildlife veterinarian, my artwork
addresses the Anthropocene Epoch, the current geological time
period defined by humans causing vast and unprecedented
changes to the biosphere (climate change, massive loss of natural
habitat, and animal extinctions).
My previous career as serves as the primary inspiration for my
artwork. As a wildlife veterinarian in Africa, I was actively and
passionately involved in the conservation of endangered species,
including darting rhinos, moving lions, and capturing rogue
elephants. My artwork is a direct response to those experiences
and the influence of humans on wild animals and the natural