for Jubilee Graphics
A female human foetus has 10 million eggs. She is born with 1 million. By the time she reaches puberty, she only has 40 thousand left of which only about 400 will be delivered for the possibility of fertilisation. As for the sperm, how many die? The sun turns the tides and the moon produces the highs and lows. Current thinking suggests that it’s hard to make a good egg and our fishy ancestors made a lot, as they still do down in the sea …
This tinted version is not found in the book ‘How Things Are’
Combination print created by Hag by Combination printing. Surreal photography.