” When fish fossils found on mountains were believed to be
evidence for the Biblical Flood, Leonardo da Vinci proposed that
they were actually remains of organisms that had lived before
mountains were raised. A theory very close to that of modern paleontology.
During the last three months at HSF, Fumitaka Kudo drew a series of small and large scale
works on paper with the painstakingly technique of Leonardo’s drawings.
But his studies are visualizing with scientific precision large, impossible creatures, which could have
only swum in the depths of Flood’s waters. The intricate web of signs that compose the fish’s epidermis
is the product of a repetitive gesture and constitute a diagram of manual fatigue.
The little, inexpressive eye is the only opening through this crust. “