Moo Installation, 2022
180 milk cartons spray painted and silkscreened with images of gorgeous fat folx sitting on some cows, accompanied by an 8 page mini zine and an audio track mixing cow moos, keyboard typing, and comical/mocking voices reading internet comments.
In pop culture, the muumuu dress is synonymous with fatness, ugliness, and laziness and is often employed by men in misogynistic and homophobic contexts. This work is a direct reaction to an Urban Dictionary page filled with fatphobic definitions of the word muumuu (often spilled moomoo.) All quotes found on that page are attributed to the "Assholes of the Internet."
This work is about solidarity and empowerment
Fat people are not hiding anymore. We are not missing from our lives until we meet body or health standards. We are not desperately looking for a solution, because we are not the problem. We don’t need saving -- we aren’t lost. We are unapologetically in your face and quite available to sit on you if you wish. Fat cows forever!