blind spot, 2019, plays with the irony of a mesmerising illusion captured within a repetitive tune.
It is addressed to the human attempt at controlling nature by introducing non-native species to Australia.
Like for instance, the Rhinella marina (cane toad) that was introduced to the continent from Hawaii in 1935
in order to control native grey-backed cane beetles that were causing detriment to the sugar cane crops.
The cane toad's overwhelming proliferation, due to a lack of natural predators, quickly became a threat to the native habitat.
In blind spot, 2019, Ferracin also reflects on human intervention in a shared habitat when a native species,
although beneficial in a wild environment, threatens a domestic one. By using a resonant galvanised ant cap,
that is commonly used to discourage termites from invading wooden structures, Ferracin brings attention to this oft-strenuous coexistence.