Becoming Colorful Becoming Warm

Amilobe panther chameleon, UV lamps, warming lamps, foam, paint, mirrors, glass, video, tree branches, crickets, 2015-16

Chameleons communicate with one another by changing color. The gallery offered areas keyed to the chameleon’s most excited states. The lizard could access, and respond to, these areas via a network of branches. mirrored glass rocks provoked territorial displays, and foam rocks and heat lamps provided basking areas for human visitors..

In collaboration with Peter Wetherwax