In high school and college, I took toys apart to make characters for my stop motion projects. I made this humanoid ant by removing limbs and other body parts from the Transformers toy for Inferno from the Beast Wars series.

In this image, this robotic ant-man sits upon a planet, too small for it to inhabit. Unsure of what to do, it waits for something to happen. The moon becomes a peephole for me to look in on my purposeless creation. As a young, egotistical man, I paid too little attention to the world around me and as a result, struggled to find my place in it.

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