Artistic freedom or animal cruelty? Contemporary visual art practice that involves live and deceased animals
| Contributor(s):: Coleman, E., Scollen, R., Batorowicz, B., Akenson, D.
This paper examines a selection of 21st-century international examples of exhibited visual artworks involving live or deceased animals. It seeks to reveal the risks and benefits of unique encounters with animals through art and to consider the ethical implications of artwork deploying animals....
Cocreating guide dog partnerships: dog training and interdependence in 1930s America
| Contributor(s):: Pemberton, N.
Felino: The Philosophical Practice of Making an Interspecies Videogame
| Contributor(s):: Michelle Westerlaken, Stefano Gualeni
This paper describes the design process of an interspecies video game that has its foundations in the field of Animal-Computer Interaction (ACI), but is inspired by philosophical notions and approaches including Jos De Mul’s work on biohermeneutics (De Mul 2013), Pierce’s theory of...
Grounded Zoomorphism: An Evaluation Methodology for ACI Design
This paper proposes and evaluates a novel method for the analysis and the refinement of products and designs that participate in playful, digitally-mediated human-animal interactions. The proposed method relies on a Grounded Theory approach and aims at guiding design and research in the field...
METHODS FOR MULTISPECIES ANTHROPOLOGY: Thinking with Salmon Otoliths and Scales
| Contributor(s):: Swanson, Heather Anne
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...
Uneasy Animals: Encountering Nonhuman Difference in American Literature, 1896-present
| Contributor(s):: Colvin, Christina M.
Animal Ecologies: Laurie Spiegel's musical explorations of urban wildlife
| Contributor(s):: Feisst, Sabine
Human-animal studies in the field of the arts and humanities
| Contributor(s):: Linda Williams
Animals are our closest physical and cultural point of connection with the nonhuman world, and human-animal relations are much older than history itself, so it is hardly surprising that in all societies there has been a consistent interest in the meaning of human relations with animals. In...
Jan 13 2015
Minding Animals Conference 3