Zoo Portrait : Agung, the binturong
About Agung, the binturong:
Binturongs are nocturnal and arboreal. They spend time in trees resting or looking for food; sometimes they climb down to the ground to go from one tree to the other or to collect fallen fruit. They make lots of noises: from chuckling when happy to wailing or growling when irritated. They also have a peculiar smell - like popcorn!
Sadly, binturongs are now endangered. Their population has fallen by 30% in the past 20 years, largely due to the destruction and degradation of its habitat (to make room for palm oil plantations) and the pet trade.
About Yago, the artist:
Yago Partal (b. 1982, Barcelona) lives and works in Barcelona.
He creates his anthropomorphic images through a painstaking combination of photography, illustration and collage. His intention (in humanising animals) is to make us look again, to see them as "one of us" and not something to be exploited or endangered.
Yago has returned to university to study his passion, zoology. The sales from the Zoo Portraits have enabled him to support a number of wildlife charities over the years, and to work with children to educate the next generation about animal conservation.
Yago Partal is represented by Subject Matter Art, an online fine art gallery based in London. For any questions about his work, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
This artwork is:
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80cm x 80cm : 50
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