Dear Dairy

Just back from the Dear Dairy: The True Cost of Milk Symposium hosted by the New Zealand Centre for Human-Animal Studies (NZCHAS).  I was invited to give a keynote presentation – and gave a talk about how the lives and deaths of dairy cattle have influenced my art practice.  It was stunning to be presenting among such wonderful co-presenters – and I think we covered the environmental, ethical and welfare issues caused by the dairy industry as well starting the important dialogue about – where to from here…

The program is available: Dear Dairy Programme 21 July 2017

Dear Dairy: The True Cost of Milk

NZ speakers

Speakers at Dear Dairy: The True Cost of Milk.  Friday 21st July 2017
hosted by the New Zealand Centre for Human-Animal Studies, University of Canterbury
Organisers Kirsty Dunn and Annie Potts
(from left to right: Alison Loveridge, Yamini Narayanan, Lynley Tulloch, Kathryn Stringer, Rowan Taylor, Iselin Gambert, lynn mowson, Tobias Linné, Andrew Knight, Jasmijn DeBoo, Prabha Mallya (graphic illustrator for the conference), Philip Armstrong.

 

Animal Intersections

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I’ll be presenting on the Art Panel at Animal Intersections #AASA2017, The University of Adelaide on Monday 3 July.  Also a new installation/iteration of my work boobscape, 2017 will be featured in the exhibition of the same name being held at The Peanut Gallery and Nexus Arts between 4-16 July, Adelaide.  More info coming soon.

museum of forgotten objects

Imaging a future where no one knows what these objects were for… did we provide them to birds in trouble?  where they in museums to demonstrate the type of egg produced by different birds?  why the dominance of chickens?  did rabbits and lions lay eggs?  Utopian dreams