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  1. Lämpöni, lempeni - animal portraits : Portraits of homeless animals

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    | Contributor(s):: Kristiina Jermakka

    The topic of the thesis is former homeless animals and their personalities depicted by the means of portraiture. In the thesis also the depiction of animals in different periods of art and the development of human-animal relationship seen during them. The premise of the thesis is homeless...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. One-dog policy

    | 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...

  9. Social work professionals' knowledge and implementation of innovative therapies for adults with cancer

    | Contributor(s):: Sneed, Deborah J., Walter, Lindsay M.

  10. Animals in the Room

    | Contributor(s):: Visser, Lisa

  11. Bonds

    | Contributor(s):: Sogol, Sydney Jaye

  12. Theorizing performances of the human-animal relationship

    | Contributor(s):: Scott, Shelly R.

  13. Animal people

    | Contributor(s):: Hamm, Mary Rachael

  14. Foxscape: Configuring animals in urban and digital geographies

    | Contributor(s):: Doyle, Judith

  15. The Company of Animals: A Nontoxic Approach

    | Contributor(s):: Bonnie K. Foss Boochard

    This document investigates the concept of why man creates animal images and introduces the influences and focus of the artwork contained in the public exhibition. These original images focus on the similarities between animal and human personalities. Also included is a brief history of each...

  16. Humanimal

    | Contributor(s):: April Vandegrift

    This thesis is part of a project that includes a physical body of work in which I investigate ideas about cultural narratives and hierarchies of power. I discuss how animal imagery in the stories that we tell at multiple levels in our culture has been used to communicate societal norms and rules....

  17. Companion, messenger, teacher, resource : animal meaning in the lives of adults

    | Contributor(s):: Pete, Cheryl Anne

  18. Beast in the epic machine| A study of animal imagery in Augustan art and literature

    | Contributor(s):: Thomas Wayne Feeley

  19. THE AWW

    | Contributor(s):: Jessica Danielle Langley

  20. Professional Theories and Popular Beliefs about the Plains Indians and the Horse with Implications for Teaching Native American History

    | Contributor(s):: Eichstaedt, Donna Roberta March