The paparazzi are at a wedding in far off Aotearoa so Dean Butters is filling in – and who better. Mammal is Helani Laisk’s eagerly awaited solo exhibition that ends her CCAS Studio Residency while launching her brilliant career. As Isabelle said Helani courageously exposes us to things we have never wanted to see before. The hidden and taboo of our everyday existence is uncovered before our eyes; shocking and confronting whilst simultaneously overwhelming us with unexpected beauty. I guess the we should all thank Helani for the exposure and make sure to catch up with her latest works.