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Seeing through Feeling
Contributor(s):: Vincent, Carol
Art and Becoming-Animal: Reconceptualizing the Animal Imagery in Dorothea Tanning's Post-1955 Paintings
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| Contributor(s):: Samantha Karam
In 1955, American artist Dorothea Tanning abandoned her figurative Surrealist renderings of dream-like scenarios in favor of a complexly abstract and fragmented style of painting. With few exceptions, the ways in which Tanning’s later works function independently of her earlier paintings...
The pet in contemporary art
| Contributor(s):: Elmarie Pretorius
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the figure of the pet in contemporary art. I will argue that the pet offers rich potential for creative exploration that challenges the conventional binaries of self/other, human/animal, and tame/wild in a way that tries to speak of a different...
Mixed Human-Animal Representations in Palaeolithic Art:An Anthropological Perspective
| Contributor(s):: Enrico Comba
Palaeolithic art, particularly cave art, is largely dominated by animal representations, described in a remarkable naturalistic and detailed style. This has led to an interpretation of this art as simply a description of the “natural” environment surrounding prehistoric...
Pet Provocateur: Questioning Human/Non-Human Relationships in Visual Representations
| Contributor(s):: Linsen Settembrini
This thesis consists of two parts, one visual and the other textual. For the first section I have created a series of ostentatious paintings concerning the animal subject as a protagonist in our consumer culture. The result was a solo exhibition titled zooccoco by phat glitz, which illustrated...
Horse / human entanglements: new materialisms and non-human perspectives in art
| Contributor(s):: Madeleine Jean Boyd
Making Art with Horses is a liminal experiment at the intersection of animal studies and performative contemporary art. A starting point for research is the assertion that non-human species and processes have perspectives, and that these perspectives have been under-explored in contemporary art...
Meeting and merging: painting animal/human encounters with medicine
| Contributor(s):: Jo Voysey
My work focuses on the expressive potential of medicinal remedies as a medium for painting. My exploration is concentrated on aspects of the human relationship to animals in captivity and stems from a relationship I had with a caged bear when I was living in Georgia, Eastern Europe in 2011. The...
Art, Artistic Research, and the Animal Question
| Contributor(s):: Helena Pedersen
Recent developments in cultural studies and other areas of the humanities and social sciences point to an ‘animal turn’, an increasing interest in posthumanist, non-anthropocentric approaches toward exploring the multiple roles and meanings of animals in human lifeworlds. This paper...
Spaces of Encounter: Art and Revision in Human-Animal Relations
| Contributor(s):: Bryndis Snaebjornsdottir
This PhD project explores contemporary Western human relationships with animals through a ‘relational’ art practice. It centres on three art projects produced by Snæbjörnsdóttir/Wilson – nanoq: flat out and bluesome; (a)fly; and seal – all utilize...
Efficacy of fifteen emerging interventions for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder: a systematic review
| Contributor(s):: Metcalf, Olivia, Varker, Tracey, Forbes, David, Phelps, Andrea J., Dell, Lisa, DiBattista, Ashley, Ralph, Naomi, O'Donnell, Meaghan L.
Greening the lifecycle: Ecopsychology, aging and art therapy
| Contributor(s):: Rugh, Madeline M., King, Straja Linder, Kopytin, Alexander, Rugh, Madeline
Horses in early-modern drama
| Contributor(s):: Gabriel Egan
Two hundred years before William Harrison Ainsworth invented Dick Turpin's miraculous horse-ride from London to York in his novel Rockwood, the King's men at the Globe playhouse dramatized a similar feat performed with supernatural assistance. Richard Brome and Thomas Heywood's The...
| Contributor(s):: Maija Astikainen
The thesis One-Dog Policy consists of production and written parts. The thesis discusses pet dogs and the side effects of dog keeping, like decorating and dyeing dogs. The principle idea is that the dog is seen as a human-like creature. The thesis approaches images of dogs on the basis of...
| Contributor(s):: Rugh, Madeline M., King, Straja Linder
Social work professionals' knowledge and implementation of innovative therapies for adults with cancer
| Contributor(s):: Sneed, Deborah J., Walter, Lindsay M.
Improved methods for deterring cliff swallow nesting on highway structures
| Contributor(s):: Delwiche, M. J., Coates, R. W., Gorenzel, W. P., Salmon, T. P.
Man's Best Friend? Dogs and Pigs in Early Modern Germany
| Contributor(s):: Alison Stewart
When Jacob Seisenegger and Titian painted individual portraits of Emperor Charles V around 1532, a dog replaced such traditional accouterments of imperial power as crown, scepter, and orb.3 Charles placed one hand on the dog’s collar, a gesture indicating his companion’s noble...
Animals in the Room
| Contributor(s):: Visser, Lisa