Collection Artwork
Michael Joseph (born 1977)
Otter Pig, Austin, TX [from Lost and Found]
archival pigment print
image size: 20 x 16 in.
paper size: 22 x 17 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
photographed in Austin, Texas, United States, North America
Signed, dated, and numbered 1/8 in ink, print verso

Object Label

Otter Pig is a member of the Traincore community, a group that travels the United States by rail and whose facial tattoos prove their commitment to the transient lifestyle and their disregard for societal norms.

From the exhibition: Where Words Falter: Art and Empathy (July 9 – December 18, 2022)

Ongoing Research

Research on our collection is ongoing. If you have resources you’d like to share, please contact Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara.
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