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As part of the Flight of Fancy series, Anneke creates a representation of Charlie. Charlie is cheetah at the Wellington Zoo. Anneke and her friend Linley had an encounter at Wellington Zoo with Charlie. The encounter stirred such emotion within that it had to find form in bronze. During the recent exploration of shaping human form into human emotion, Anneke used the animal form and shaped it into our projection of human emotion onto the beast. We as humans believe that animals would feel emotion the way we do, we look at an animal that can run 60km/hour and think we know how it feels: proud- look at how fast I am going…. Yet it probably only feels hunger. Charlie as a piece is a mirror; we see what we think he feels. Charlie the Cheetah had subsequently passed away. Edition of 11.

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