Basilisk 2020 © Oriana Gatta / Gicleé Print / 16″ x 20” (unframed)

Half bird, half snake, full-on look of death. What’s evil — the combination or the lack of categorical distinction? Are we monitoring our transgressions, or is our fear of transgression monitoring us? Is that a basilisk in the panopticon, or are you just happy to scare me?