Hi, my name is Kelly Herbinson and I created the concept for the map. The theme is undervalued female labor in Wyoming both by nurses and ants. I was startled to learn that Wyoming currently has the widest gender wage gap in the country, and that healthcare was one of the worst affected industries partly because more women hold low paying nursing positions. I decided to juxtapose this problem with the one facing the insect world, the undervalued work of ants. Ants do a significant amount of care-taking for the natural world, and all worker ants are female. I collaborated with artist Jessica ...
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