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"<a href="https://www.artistsforconservation.org/virtual-exhibit/16754/artist/1388/artwork/fish-sticks-19324">Fish Sticks</a>" by Rachel Ivanyi | United States
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Fish Sticks

Wallhanging by Rachel Ivanyi
Dimensions:
12.00" H x 9.00" W
Medium:
Watercolor
Year Completed:
2021
Subject(s):
Hammerhead shark, sea horse, and totoaba
Original for Sale:
Original Available
Artist will donate 15% to Grupo Tortuguero from sale of this work.
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$925 USD
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When you package it up nicely, with a pretty red bow, maybe add some tasty parmesan breadcrumbs, or tell yourself eating these animals -hammerhead shark fins, seahorses, and totoaba swim bladders - are going to make you extra potent or virile, does it make it okay? I first saw de-finned and decapitated hammerheads in Baja, CA (they usually just take the fins like I show here, the rest is dumped while still alive). Then, when in China, I saw dried shark fins with big red bows on them in a fancy restaurant, and the seahorses and other animals on sticks for sale in a street market. The totoaba swim bladder is considered more valuable than cocaine right now, and a Mexican cartel is now involved in this illegal trade. All due to male fragility. Want it to stop? We can all do our part by educating ourselves, refusing to consume, and sharing this with others. A good place to look is seafoodwatch.org, that promotes "local, sustainable seafood caught by responsible fishermen and women.”

 

 

Fish Sticks | Wallhanging by Rachel Ivanyi | Artists for Conservation 2021