vitruvian pig

A Trespass of Swine

the Porkopolis blog

Considerations of humanity and hogritude, because an insufficiency of pigs is one of the great faults of all that the gods have made manifest to man.


Discomforting Junctions

Far beyond the Atlanteans’ genetic triflings, pigs and humans share many commonalities that bind their species together in ways that are uncomfortable to discuss.

Swineherds, grammar & social injustice

Here are photos from the second place winner in the Alexia Foundation’s 2010 student competition promoting photojournalism as an agent for change against social injustice.

“Swineherd: the salaried gypsy with a domestic mind” was submitted by Muhammad Murtada, a native of Bangladesh, and a third year photojournalism student at Pathshala, the South Asian Media Academy.

Saddled Pigs, part 1

The sow came in with the saddle, The little pig rock’d the cradle, The dish jump’d over the table, To see the pot with the ladle. The broom behind the […]

A random image of a pig, hog, boar or swine from the collection at Porkopolis.