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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. 

Art and Animals

Artist/Author: Giovanni Aloi | Reference: P2900 | ISBN: 978-1848855243 | Type: Publication

In this latest addition to the highly acclaimed 'Art and…' series, Aloi surveys the insistent presence of animals in the world of contemporary art, exploring the leading concepts which inform this emerging practice.

Waterlog: A Swimmer’s Journey Through Britain

Artist/Author: Roger Deakin | Reference: P2505 | ISBN: 978-0099282556 | Type: Publication

Deakin offers a fascinating perspective on modern Britain through the exploration of its waters. This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).