In the animal kingdom, various forms of pageantry are used when animals endeavor to attract a mate. In their world, showing brightly colored plumage or demonstrating a specific skill set, has significance to a potential partner as it may indicate status such as optimum health and vigor, or skills in finding food or shelter.
But what about when humankind creates pageants for our entertainment that imposes our standards of beauty upon the animal kingdom? What is their experience and understanding of this ordinance? This project is a look behind the scenes at “The Circumstance of Pomp.”