by Caitlin Clarkson in New Art on Thursday 6 October 2011

I had the pleasure of seeing The Bellowing, a show by Koak (aka Kristin Olson) this past April. The show was comprised of her intricate animal drawings, including a short comic featuring her character Rabbit, who looks like Peter Cottontail but seems to live a life as harsh as any to be found in Watership Down.

The centerpiece of her show was a taxidermied possum, which she built a to-scale home for, complete with clothing, a bed, a writing desk, and a window glowing with soft light, suggesting a world beyond it.