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Why Calgary artist Jeff de Boer makes armour for mice and cats

We're not kitten around, and neither is he

Alberta-based visual artist Jeff de Boer makes armour for cats and mice. And for decades, collectors around the world have been buying it. Jeff let CBC Arts into a studio to see his work and have a chat about why he does what he does, and some of the challenges of being an artist who fortifies small creatures. 4:07

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Lise Hosein

Lise Hosein produces regional video content for CBC Arts. Before CBC Arts, she was an on-air arts reporter at JazzFM, an interview producer at George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight, and a PhD candidate in visual culture. When she's not at her desk she's an instructor at OCADU and Sheridan College, is obsessed with Werner Herzog, and is terrified of bees.

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