This was an illustration for an article about the 'Yuck Factor' by Paul Biegler. This is a philosophical concept that suggests that we are inherently prone to find things that are morally questionable 'yucky'. This was referenced in the use of human stem-cells in pig embryos to study growing human organs for transplants.
I thought it would be interesting to flip the roles of scientist and subject for this one. What if pigs were experimenting on cute tiny humans?
Some of my alternative ideas included below: