Lionel Cruet

 

Con y sin caparazón, 2011, video still © Lionel Cruet, 2011.

 

Con y sin caparazón, 2011, video still © Lionel Cruet, 2011.

 

Con y sin caparazón, 2011, video still © Lionel Cruet, 2011.

Con y sin caparazón , is an artistic video that demonstrates the human body resembling the endangered specie leather back sea turtle. Tracing the morphological and movements similarities between this particular turtle and the human. The video shows narrative of the happening when the leather back turtle arrive the shore of the Caribbean islands to lay their eggs of offspring and the forthcoming process of hatching. The video is part of a body of work that explores the relationship between humans and the natural rhythm of the species.