8 May

Life Imitates Art

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Like our hero Rollo Elias, this little Orangutan finds it necessary to wrap himself in a concealing guise. What is he thinking? Maybe if he cannot see the world, the world cannot see him? It must feel that way for the Orangutans sometimes. There population has dropped for over 350,000 to 40,000 in the space […]

14 April

Short Stories – Expanding the World of Apes ‘n’ Capes

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Getting to know Eva The lab is dark, but for the lamp on Benjamin’s desk, illuminating the hunched silhouette of its owner. On the desk lies a fossil plate. Now there is no such thing as an ordinary fossil but he is in particular awe of this one. Getting to know Eva is proving to […]

14 April

Short Stories – Expanding the World of Apes ‘n’ Capes

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The Shroud Lillian Craig recounts a visit to a religious icon in her book, Eras of the Ape. It was frayed around the edges. That was first thing I noticed. Wispy threads hung limply, no longer part of the design, but desperate to escape. Yet with nowhere else to go but dissolve and vanish into […]

2 March
18 February

The Origins of Adversity

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Apes and Bears have a natural tendency to avoid each other, so when this writer and this artist crossed twilight paths, both realised an unnatural union was to be born from that meet… Long before Apes ‘n’ Capes was realised, there was a deep-seated, genetically-grounded need to pit these two against each other. With that […]