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waxed terracotta

10 primate ears, 5 human, a chimpanzee, a bonobo, a gorilla, a baby baboon and an orangutan, are modeled in terracotta clay, then fired to various temperatures to get a variation in color.

Collection of Friends of Music Hall, Cincinnati, Ohio

In an era when we seem to be deaf to the issues and concerns of others, Listen encourages us, all of us in the natural world who depend upon each other, to hear each other's voices in the hope that the act of truly listening will promote respect, healthy societies and ecosystems, and peaceful coexistence.