Portions for Foxes and Hares screen print
This piece was inspired by a passage in the book "Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow" by Yuval Noah Harari. Speaking on homo sapiens' unique ability to produce enough food to feed billions of people—as compared to foxes and rabbits—and its disturbance on ecology, Harari writes, "The grass supports a population of about 10,000 rabbits, which contains enough slow, dimwitted or unlucky rabbits to provide prey for a hundred foxes. If one fox is very diligent, and captures more rabbits than usual, then another fox will probably starve to death. If all foxes somehow manage to capture more rabbits simultaneously, the rabbit population will crash, and next year many foxes will starve." As a result of human activity, wildlife populations have declined by an estimated 58% since 1970.
The title is an homage to singer-songwriter/musician Jenny Lewis.