Cyborg Salmon


  • Carmen Umana K. York University


This figurative sculpture invites the viewer to reconsider the boundaries that presumably exist between organic life and artificial technology; nature and culture. By bending wires, tubes, thread, and netting into the body of an Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar), this work attempts to convey the species' biological dependence on the technical and social ingenuity that facilitate its existence in Lake Ontario and adjoining tributaries...

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Author Biography

Carmen Umana K., York University

MES Candidate 2016 - York University




How to Cite

Umana K., C. (2017). Cyborg Salmon. UnderCurrents: Journal of Critical Environmental Studies, 20, 16–17. Retrieved from