As they sit in the very center of the posited division between Biotic & Anthropogenic, the monkey in this collection echoes and amplifies the collection's statement on mergence and balance.
We hold - with our apposable thumbs - a great power to manipulate the world around us. Yet often forget the responsibility of those same hands!
Monkeys carry many symbolic connotations with them across cultures. They represent both indecency & over indulgence as well as a strong intuition and intelligence. The main influence on my use of the Monkey in Isometry was as symbols of responsibility, repentance and salvation in Indian Mythology.