As a kid growing up in France I was introduced to the Fables of poet Jean de La Fontaine (1621-1695) while attending high school. All French students are at some point. Many of those fables portray animals as human metaphors and explore the “fundamental, everyday moral experience of mankind.” Captivity is a modern take on this long standing tradition, as La Fontaine himself chiefly borrowed from the Aesopic tradition. It is a personal journey through various urban landscapes...
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