Important, always-relevant comic done by the wonderful Ursa Eyer.
These awesome illuminated inflatable white rabbits are the work of Australian artist Amanda Parer for an installation entitled Intrude. In May 2014 the giant glowing bunnies were installed at the Vivid Festival of Light Sydney and next month they’ll be part of the Junction Arts Festival in Launceston, Tasmania.
Parer’s enormous and radiant rabbits, which stand 7 meters (~23 feet) tall, were created as a twofold response to the animals’ common occurrence in Australian fairytales as well as their invasive presence throughout Australia:
"These animals first travelled to Australia on the ships of the First Fleet and were brought ashore in cages in January 1788. These adaptable creatures quickly made themselves at home and eventually spread to almost every corner of the land. An Australian contradiction, Intrude represents the fairy-tale animals of our childhood – a furry innocence, frolicking through idyllic fields, while revealing their more serious and large-scale effect on the environment.”
[via Lost At E Minor]
Thanks, Samantha and bunny Elmo! Samantha writes:
I recently rescued a dog and she is infatuated with Elmo, who is a little upset that he doesn’t have my full attention anymore. This picture is of one of the first days they met. Elmo was putting so much effort into ignoring her, which was not easy with her staring at him.