TRAVIS MITZEL


CARBON SEQUESTRATION —
2018
  1. STATEMENT
  2. DOCUMENTATION
  3. ADDITIONAL NOTES

BLACK BALLOONS —
2018
    1. STATEMENT
    2. IMAGES
    3. ADDITIONAL NOTES

GLOBAL MOSS GENERATOR —
2018
  1. STATEMENT
  2. STUDIO DOCUMENTATION
  3. CATALOG OF MOSS
  4. MAINTENANCE

PUPFISH SHELF —
2018
    1. STATEMENT
    2. STUDIO DOCUMENTATION
    3. INTERVIEW
    4. ADDITIONAL NOTES

WILLING EFFORT —
2018
    1. STATEMENT
    2. MANIFESTO
    3. H.Q. DOCUMENTATION
    4. ADDITIONAL NOTES

CUBES —
2016-2017
    1. STATEMENT
    2. IMAGES
    3. ADDITIONAL NOTES

FOETIDA BITUMEN —
2015
    1. STATEMENT
    2. IMAGES
    
PRISTINE NATURE —
2013-2017
    1. STATEMENT
    2. IMAGES
    3. ADDITIONAL NOTES

TRAVIS MITZEL 
IS A CHICAGO-PITTSBURGH BASED ARTIST FOCUSED ON CONFRONTING CLIMATE CATASTROPHE AND MASS EXTINCTION.

Mark
CUBES — NOTES


SPECIES INFORMATION:
Axolotl Ambystoma mexicanum Interesting Fact: There are less than 13 individuals left in the wild and the species is listed as Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List.
Care sheet

Fire Bellied Toad Bombina bombina Interesting Fact: This species entering the pet trade is likely how the Chytrid Fungus spread globally threatening amphibians on continents previously unexposed.
Care Sheet


African Clawed Frog Xenopus laevis Interesting Fact: In the 1930’s women’s urine would be injected into female frogs if the frogs ovulated then the woman was pregnant. This was later refined into at home pregnancy tests.
Care Sheet


Jewel Cichlid Hemichromis bimaculatus Interesting Fact: Both parents will rear their young, staying at the nest and protecting the brood.
Care Sheet

Cane Toad Rhinella marina
Interesting Fact: Cane Toads are classified as an invasive species in over 20 countries.
Care Sheet

Razorback Musk Turtle Sternotherus carinatus Interesting Fact: This turtles shell has a distinct sharp keel down the center which is where it’s common name is derived. Care Sheet


LINKS:
Pittsburgh Reptile Show Youtube

Cane Toads An Unnatural History Youtube

On the Hunt for Wild Burmese Pythons in Florida Youtube
Exotic pet trade linked to invasive fungus that’s killing frogs globally
Washington Post


Kingsnake.com Classified Ads Website

Cape Point 2014 (invasive Xenopus removal) Youtube

Chytrid Fungus - How does it spread and it's life cycle Youtube

QUARTER-SIZED BABY TURTLE UNBOXING | New Additions! Youtube

The simpsons and invasive species Youtube

Frogs vs. Fungus | National Geographic Youtube


BOOKS:
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert

Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story About Looking at People Looking at Animals in America by Jon Mooallem

The Aliens Among Us: How Invasive Species Are Transforming the Planet—and Ourselves by Leslie Anthony

Forbidden Creatures by Peter Laufer