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Love Motel for Insects

Author: Brandon_Ballengee | Digital Reference: EF5301 | Type: Digital File

Public installations designed to construct interactions between humans and arthropods such as moths, beetles, caddisflies, ants and lacewings.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Dachshund United Nations - Perth

Author: Bennett Miller | Digital Reference: EF5306 | Type: Digital File

Documentation of performance installations where dachshunds (re)perform a United Nations Commission on Human Rights meeting.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Writers and Their Pets

Author: Kathleen Krull | Reference: P4022 | ISBN: 978-1947458529 | Type: Publication

Discover how animals influenced 20 of the world's most beloved authors, from Charles Dickens to J.K. Rowling.

Barbary Lion

Author: Every house has a door | Digital Reference: EF5296 | Type: Digital File

A short animation about the regionally extinct lion.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Coexistence

Author: Donna Conlon | Digital Reference: EF5305 | Type: Digital File

A parade of leaf-cutter ants carry artificial leaves painted as flags of different nations and peace signs.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Serenading the cattle with my trombone

Author: Farmer Derek Klingenberg | Digital Reference: EF5297 | Type: Digital File

A farmer calls his cattle by playing his trombone to them.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Portrait in an Anthill

Author: Yann Marussich | Digital Reference: EF5303 | Type: Digital File

The artist lies motionless for five hours in a glass container that he shares with a colony of ants.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Four Legs Good

Author: Jack Tan | Digital Reference: EF5299 | Type: Digital File

A revival of medieval animal trials featuring Snoopy the Jack Russell terrier in court for sheep worrying.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Art by Animals

Author: Jack Ashby | Digital Reference: EF5304 | Type: Digital File

Watch apes and elephants master human art. This film was created alongside the 2012 exhibition Art by Animals at the Grant Museum of Zoology, UCL

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Falling Asleep With A Pig

Author: Kira O’Reilly | Digital Reference: EF5298 | Type: Digital File

The artist shares a living space with Deliah the pig for 72 hours. Film Credit: Rob La Frenais

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Goat Cut Piece

Author: Laura Lima | Digital Reference: EF5300 | Type: Digital File

The artist collaborates with a goat to re-enact performance artist Yoko Ono’s famous work from 1964, Cut Piece.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Balthazar

Author: David Weber Krebs | Digital Reference: EF5295 | Type: Digital File

A donkey choreographs a group of dancers.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Urban Man

Author: AlbertVidal | Digital Reference: EF5302 | Type: Digital File

The artist co-habits with animals in cages in zoos around the world.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Interview with Bennett Miller

Digital Reference: EF5308 | Type: Digital File

Interview with theauthor of performance installations where dachshunds (re)perform a United Nations Commission on Human Rights meeting.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Dachshund United Nations - Montreal

Author: Bennett Miller | Digital Reference: EF5307 | Type: Digital File

Documentation of performance installations where dachshunds (re)perform a United Nations Commission on Human Rights meeting.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Book of Flight: 10 Record-Breaking Animals with Wings

Author: Gabrielle Balkan | Reference: P3996 | ISBN: 978-0714878638 | Type: Publication

Meet ten fascinating flyers through a series of superlatives – and guess who's who while learning about airborne animals. From the fastest (white-throated needletail) to the most acrobatic (flying fox bat), and from the best glider (colugo) to the best backward flyer (hummingbird), each master of flight is cleverly depicted in a blueprint-inspired diagram, accompanied by playful, informative text.

The Companion Species Manifesto: Dogs, People, and Significant Otherness

Author: Donna Harraway | Reference: P3939 | ISBN: 978097175785 | Type: Publication

A book about the implosion of nature and culture in the joint lives of dogs and people, who are bonded in “significant otherness”.

The Stage Lives of Animals

Author: Una Chaudhuri | Reference: P3763 | ISBN: 978-1138818477 | Type: Publication

Examines what it might mean to make theatre beyond the human.

Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial Mattering, and Queer Affect

Author: Mel Y. Chen | Reference: P3760 | ISBN: 978-0822352723 | Type: Publication

Draws on recent debates about sexuality, race, and affect to examine how matter that is considered insensate, immobile, or deathly animates cultural lives.

Hachiko: The True Story of a Loyal Dog

Author: Pamela S Turne | Reference: P3705 | ISBN: 978-0547237558 | Type: Publication

This true story of a dog that faithfully waited for his owner at a Tokyo train station.

A Dog Named Jimmy: The Social Media Sensation

Author: Rafael Mantesso | Reference: P3702 | ISBN: 978-0525429623 | Type: Publication

A definitive selection of new and classic images of Jimmy, which includes the backstory of how the two became such great collaborators.

Animalphabet

Author: Julia Donaldson, Sharon King-Chai | Reference: P3710 | ISBN: 978-1509801633 | Type: Publication

Written as an interactive guessing game, with eye-catching artwork and an exotic array of animals to marvel over, this is a gorgeous book to treasure – can you guess who has more legs than a butterfly? And who is wrinklier than a hedgehog?

The Book of the Cat: Cats in Art

Author: Caroline Roberts | Reference: P3709 | ISBN: 978-1786270719 | Type: Publication

A collection of feline art and illustration by artists from around the world.

Performing Animals: History, Agency, Theater

Editor: Karen Raber, Monica Mattfeld | Reference: P3704 | ISBN: 978-0271078342 | Type: Publication

In exploring the human-animal relationship from the early modern period to the nineteenth century, this publication questions what it means for an animal to “perform,” examines how conceptions of this relationship have evolved over time, and explores whether and how human understanding of performance is changed by an animal's presence. 

The Book of the Bird: Birds in Art

Author: Angus Hyland | Reference: P3707 | ISBN: 978-1780677507 | Type: Publication

Celebrates the bird in art with an elegant, international collection of paintings, illustrations and photographs, featuring all kinds of birds from the smallest tits and wrens to colourful exotics.

Crap Taxidermy

Author: Kat Su | Reference: P3701 | ISBN: 978-1844038039 | Type: Publication

The very best of the worst stuffed animals are brought together in one full-colour volume; with additional features including a DIY 'Stuff Your Own Mouse' lesson, and an author's introduction to the craze for getting stuffed.

Heart of a Dog

Author: Laurie Anderson | Reference: D2304 | Type: DVD

A cinematic journey through love, death and language. 

75 minutes.

The Day of the Duck

Author: Helen Stratford & Lawrence Bradby | Reference: P3683 | ISBN: 9780993337338 | Type: Publication

Explores Englishness, pseudo public space and what it is to be considered an unwelcome migratory visitor in contemporary Britain through the eyes of a particularly pesky Muscovy duck.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

The Book of Humans: The Story of How We Became Us

Author: Adam Rutherford | Reference: P3657 | ISBN: 978-0297609407 | Type: Publication

This original and entertaining tour of life on Earth explores how many of the things once considered to be exclusively human are not: we are not the only species that communicates, makes tools, utilises fire, or has sex for reasons other than to make new versions of ourselves. Evolution has, however, allowed us to develop our culture to a level of complexity that outstrips any other observed in nature.

Antennae 10: A Decade of Art and the Non-Human 07-17

Editor: Giovanni Aloi | Reference: P3660 | ISBN: 978-9198385601 | Type: Publication

Since 2007, Antennae: The Journal of Nature in Visual Culture has been the international reference point of the non-human turn in the visual arts. This volume gathers the richest interviews and the most thought-provoking essays featured over its forty installments thus far published. 

Be Your Dog

Author: Angela Bartram | Digital Reference: EF5262 | Type: Digital File

Documentation from the DIY 13 project.

Bioart Kitchen: Art, Feminism and Technoscience

Author: Lindsay Kelley | Reference: P3324 | ISBN: 978-1784534134 | Type: Publication

Explores a wide spectrum of seemingly unconnected subjects, which, when brought together, offer a more inclusive, expansive history of bioart, namely: home economics; the feminist art of the 1970s; tissue culture methodologies; domestic computing; and contemporary artistic engagements with biotechnology.

The Do-It-Yourself Cookbook

Author: Kim Waldron | Reference: P3311 | ISBN: 978-2-9813724-0-6 | Type: Publication

Published on the occasion of Beautiful Creatures at Oboro, March 9 – April 13, 2013.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

dDumY – Another Myself

Author: Colette Sadler | Reference: D1938 | Type: DVD

Video of solo performance. The work questions human identity through an investigation of the non-human form as object, animal ad automata. Includes leaflet with concept, reviews, artist’s biography and performance notes.

Stage Fright, Animals, and Other theatrical problems

Author: Nicholas Ridout | Reference: P1275 | ISBN: 978-0-521-85208-1 | Type: Publication

Ten Commandments of Zoophrenia

Author: Oleg Kulik | Reference: A0085 | Type: Article

Animal and Man