Becoming part of an unknown creature or organism defined by its twenty-four body parts is a most welcoming approach to a journey I am invited to provide a map for.
A newly recruited night security guard at the Museum of Natural History discovers that an ancient curse causes the animals and exhibits on display to come to life and wreak havoc. I suggest visitors of the Sandberg Instituut Graduation Exhibitions and Events to experience their visit along the lines of Larry Daley´s (Ben Stiller) position in 'Night at the Museum' (2006).
The fifty-nine graduates listed in alphabetical order as provided by the general information on the new graduation website strips away academic habitat and context. This sorting allows to approach the graduates as individuals and possible members of a yet to be defined species.
Continuing the preparations for an expedition under this premise my attention is drawn to a cage, a fox, birds, THEY in a strange land, other life-forms, a horse, a dog, forest, a Moray eel, Lizards, the Mexican axolotl and crocodile tears as introduced by the graduates Niels Albers, Johanna Arco, Malissa Canez Sabu, Júlia Carvalho de Aguiar, Callum Copley, Angelo Custódio, Thom Driver, Asja Keeman, Tom K Kemp, Sherida Kuffour, Alice dos Reis, Cécile Tafanelli.