Essays about: "Human-Nonhuman-Animal Studies"
Found 1 essay containing the words Human-Nonhuman-Animal Studies.
1. Zooësis and Contemporary Art : Animal, Plant, and Machine Ontologies: Art Representations Beyond the HumanUniversity essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för kultur och estetik
Abstract : What does it mean to take Animals, Plants, and Machines seriously when engaging in hybrid natures such as bioart, plant-art, taxidermy art and cyborgs in contemporary art? Traditionally within art history the focus has been on human culture as the fundamental underpinning for cultural behaviour and productions, consequently rendering animal and plant histories invisible from the analysis of artworks. In this thesis I attend to the bodies of animals, plants, and machines put in the context of the zooësis (places/contact zones) of these bodies as biopolitical aesthetics (aesthetic bodies/objects) in contemporary art. READ MORE