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BERLIN

Julia Stoschek Collection

Jaguars and Electric Eels

ANICKA YIThe Flavor Genome (still), 2016 Single-channel 3D video installation: 22 min.

Courtesy the artist and 47 Canal, New York.

The Julia Stoschek Collection’s (JSC) second public showcase in Berlin, “Jaguars and Electric Eels,” borrowed its title from a special 1853 edition of the Prussian naturalist Alexander von Humboldt’s (1769–1859) chronicles that recount his expedition to the Americas. Von Humboldt is credited with being one of the first scientists to acknowledge nature’s mutability in the face of human production, consumption and…

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