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Spanish slugs

bronze in various sizes and executions


The Spanish slug, or “the killer slug’”(mördarsnigel) as it is commonly called in Swedish, was first found in Sweden in 1975, and has since the fall of the Iron curtain in 1991 increased drastically in numbers, along with the expansions of globalized capitalist trade.

This work aims to highlight the hierarchical distinctions and the linguistic degradations that enables violence against both humans, animals and nature. Concerning migration, it also points to the fact that it can’t be detached from socio-economic and political events, structures and decisions.

Installed in the exhibition Stubbräcer at Vara utställningshall, 2020.