Australasian Animal Studies Association

Animals Across Discipline, Time and Space

Animals Across Discipline, Time & Space, a new exhibition at the McMaster Museum of Art in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, runs January 4 – March 21, 2020. The exhibition uses art to explore the role of animals in the Anthropocene era by bringing together works by five North American artists who use animal imagery to critically address […]

Exhibition: Remembering Animals: Rituals, Artifacts and Narratives

Curated by Julia Schlosser This exhibit will look at the ways in which contemporary artists contemplate and investigate aspects of animal death, from the very personal loss of a companion animal to the “invisible” animal deaths we are constantly surrounded by, including factory farmed and road-killed animals. ARTISTS: Steve Baker Curtis Bartone Joe Bautista Linda […]

Exhibition: SPOM Sexual Politics of Meat Exhibition

The Animal Museum, LA February 25 – April 30, 2017 Curated by artists Kathryn Eddy, Janell O’Rourke, L.A. Watson The Sexual Politics of Meat (SPOM) exhibition is a traveling show curated by artists: Kathryn Eddy, Janell O’Rourke & L.A. Watson, and features fourteen contemporary women artists whose work has been inspired by the eco-feminist theories […]

Exhibition Call: ‘Animal Intersections’

Expressions of interest sought for the curated exhibition ‘Animal Intersections’ which will occur alongside the conference at the University of Adelaide July 3-5, 2017. Exhibition Dates: 3-15 July, 2017 Venue: The Mill, Adelaide To intersect means to come across another being on their course, to occasionally even intercept this other. An intersection is the fact […]

Birds: Flight paths in Australian Art

2 December 2016 – 12 February Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Victoria Over 70 works by 50 Australian artists are brought together for this exhibition on the bird. Encompassing works from painting to sculpture, decorative arts, photography, print-making and installation, this exhibition, two years in the making, explores the science, symbolism, beauty and curiosity of birds. […]

Exhibition: ANIMAL LOVERS – Berlin

ANIMAL LOVERS 15 October – 27 November 2016 Cats are entitled to the pension, chickens have social security and cows have union representation. If all domesticated animals had civil rights they would be able to participate in policymaking and could no longer be eaten. Fellow citizens cannot be eaten. Whereas some animals in our society […]

Exhibition: ANIMALITY

ANIMALITY Marian Goodman Gallery, London, UK November 3 – December 17, 2016 “If animals have been the protagonists of innumerable myths, subject to countless scientific studies and featured in some of our most extraordinary works of art and literature, why have they not been more central to the way we humans study our own relation […]

Exhibition: Making Nature: How we see animals

Wellcome Collection, London, UK 1 December 2016 – 21 May 2017 The question of how humans relate to other animals has captivated philosophers, anthropologists, ethicists and artists for centuries. This exhibition will bring together over 100 objects from literature, film, taxidermy and photography to examine the historical origins of our ideas about other animals and […]

Exhibition: Popular Pet Show at the National Portrait Gallery

 The Popular Pet Show will express the joy and warmth that many of us derive from our animal companions, and will celebrate their trusting, unpretentious ways. The Popular Pet Show Friday 4 November 2016 until Monday 13 March 2017 National Portrait Gallery, Canberra Comprising exuberant recent Australian paintings, many on a large scale, it will include […]

AASA 2017 – Animal Intersections – Exhibition call for artists

Conference: ‘Animal Intersections’ University of Adelaide, July 3 – 5, 2017 Exhibition venue and dates: TBC (expected run of a minimum of two weeks) Exhibition curator: Victor J. Krawczyk To intersect means to come across another being on their course, to occasionally even intercept this other. An intersection is the fact or action of crossing […]