Tooth And Nail, Fur And Scale: Fantastic Creatures From The Myths And Legends Of India
Displayed as found!
In the pages of history and in the dense undergrowth of human memory, we see
glimpses of lurking fantastic beasts. Be honest-haven’t you felt them around
you? Haven’t you been surprised by movement in the corner of your vision? By
stirring shadows or a faint rustling in the dark?
The specimens in this exhibit of monsters from the Indian subcontinent have
been hand-picked from musty old encyclopaedias, murky urban legends, earthy
folk tales and the white-hot bowels of mythology. Some have been stuffed to
restore verisimilitude, but none were washed, painted or otherwise altered.