Her work “Volley” was commissioned by ACP and co-sponsored by Flux Projects. It explored the human-animal interface including ideas of interspecies communication, animals as totems, and deities in early human cultures..
Cook’s animation was activated by the sound of the audience’s applause. In order for the animation to play, clapping must continue, once it ceases the visuals stop. Participation with the audience was key; yet if something appeared questionable to be applauding, the audience had to decide to continue to applaud or yield, knowing they could be equally judged if their interest overrides their ideology.