I made this piece in honour of the Icelandic Goat Race that is an endangered species, to remind the watcher of the worst possible that could happen: extinct. I think it would be terrible if the Icelandic farming societies can't take the responsibility for the goats.
They keep talking about the horse that is so sacred as it has not been mixed with other races since the 9th century, they talk about the sheep ( slightly mixed with other breeds), the hens and dogs that are for sure mixed with other breeds, the cows that are a lovely breed since the 9th century.
They are interested in importing foreign new breeds: angora rabbits, mink, hens, etc. but the thought of taking care of what is here already, the goats seems to be beyond their thinking.
They are Búnaðarsamband Íslands or Farmers association of Iceland
Anna María Lind, MA Textile Art from Winchester School of Art.