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Dairy industry 1
Dairy industry 1
Mixed media

This was more than just a drawing assignment it was a social commentary piece where I chose THE DAIRY INDUSTRY.

A milk gallon symbolizes the dairy and animal slaughter industry of factory farming, a social commentary that goes in correlation with vegan is not plant-based lifestyles. Between all of these mixed media’s I explain through visual representation on how it drains the animals little by little represented in the slow but rapid crushing milk gallon. The collages in the PM works represent the realness of these issues and comment on the suffering endured for a small joy or pleasure for humans. It also says a lot that the consumerism of plastic is slowly killing our planet much like going hand in hand with animal agriculture. Not only do the drawings in the morning explore different mediums, they also have solid form, shape, line, texture, colors, space, and value. These fundamental ideas have a lot to do with my pure fundamental values as a person and an artist.

In order to force them to continue producing milk, factory farm operators typically impregnate them using artificial insemination every year.Calves are generally torn away from their mothers within a day of birth, which causes them both extreme distress. Mother cows can be heard calling for their calves for days.Male calves are destined to end up in cramped veal crates or barren feedlots where they will be fattened for beef, and females are sentenced to the same sad fate as their mothers.After their calves have been taken away from them, mother cows arehooked up, two or more times a day, to milking machines. Their reproductive systems are exploited through genetic selection, despite the negative effects on their health. Artificial insemination, milking regimens, and sometimes drugs are used to force them to produce even more milk—the average cow today produces more than four times as much milk as cows did in 1950.