The ANIMALADIES exhibition and postcard project brings together a total of 24 artists, some of whom work collaboratively, including Prince the pony. The exhibition was developed in conjunction with the conference of the same name at the University of Sydney (11–12 July, 2016).
The term ANIMALADIES was coined by Fiona Probyn-Rapsey with an intention to reframe stereotypical cultural connections between madness, species, race and gender. Social marginalisation of animal advocates, animal carers and animal studies scholars is resisted in the works shown in this exhibition. The artists in ANIMALADIES reveal instead how the crazy love of the animal advocate for non-human species can engender forms of courageous wisdom and persistence in the face of impossibilities and improbabilities.