I love apes! In a ranking of my favorite animal, apes will be in the top 10. Since my days of childhood I like Rudyard Kipling’s „The Jungle Book“, but the American animated musical comedy film produced by Walt Disney, I love the most. The characters Mowgli, Bagheera, Baloo the bear and all others got a face and a voice, but the chatacter I loved the most was King Loui, the king of the swingers and jungle VIP, who wanted to be a man. Apes are our closest relatives and as such they are a perfect surface for artists, to transport whatever they want to the willing observer.