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Roa ‘Carrion’ at Backwoods Gallery

Art and science, two worlds rarely associated with each other, sure scientists are used to uncover the authenticity and age of some critical pieces, but what about the pieces themselves? Street artist Roa has been exploring the visual and scientific themes of Darwin through his work for some time now, displaying not only the beauty in some of our most famous creatures, but the beauty science has to offer. Basically what I’m saying is, sometimes its whats on the inside that counts. I think it should be noted first, Backwoods have really upped there game for 2012, letting some of their artists take over the space physically and really put their gallery goers in a world of their own. Walking into the gallery for this show instantly took you out of it, a rusty old shanty shed divides you between the main gallery space, surrounded with animal skulls and autopsy video’s, where the hell are we? You think to yourself and the question of where are we going is answered very quickly. Turn a corner …