Mike Heynes

Toxic (2005)

2 min 25 secDigital Video / Colour / Sound

Subtitled ‘A cautionary tale for the chemical age’, Toxic is an animated video in which a child encounters radioactive waste and is transformed into a monster baby. An army of toy soldiers arrive and attack the toddler who has grown to superhuman size, and easily overpowers them. A title appears onscreen: “How can they stop him? Obliterate or medicate?”

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