In 2002, large populations of smallmouth bass and redbreast sunfish were found dead in Potomac River, West Virginia. Scientists found out that many of the male fish contained precursors of egg cells normally produced by females, a condition known as intersex. The impact of finding intersex fish in rivers led to the discovery that things like phtalates and bisphenol A can disturb the body’s normal biological functions. The 2013 performance installation can be seen as an approach to deal with the contradictory material of plastic.

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