Essays about: "Taxidermy"

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  1. 1. Zooësis and Contemporary Art : Animal, Plant, and Machine Ontologies: Art Representations Beyond the Human

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för kultur och estetik

    Author : Anna Pernilla Olofsson Hjorth; [2022]
    Keywords : Human-Nonhuman-Animal Studies; Zooësis; Biopolitical Aesthetics; Material Semiotics; Historical Animal Studies; Cultural Plant Studies; Taxidermy; BioArt; Plant-Art; Cyborg; Hybrid-Artifact;

    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