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R.A.W. ‘Mirror Shots’ for Explorations of Now

Beginning on the bright morning/evening of August 31 and ending in smoky darkness on September 10, the R.A.W. was honored to take part in an exchange across time zones/oceans through a series of workshops at Kultivator in Sweden. These workshops were part of Explorations… Continue Reading “R.A.W. ‘Mirror Shots’ for Explorations of Now”

Kultivating m<Other Tongues

As part of the marvelous Multispecies Storytelling exhibition and conference that took place in Vaxjo, Sweden, Kultivator and the R.A.W. collaborated in a project that invited aspiring multispecies storytellers to join us in a dusty, transoceanic co-elaboration of m<other tongue culturing amidst meshes of entangled… Continue Reading “Kultivating m<Other Tongues”

Multispecies Storytelling in Intermedial Practice (Vaxjo, Sweden)

– a collaboration between The Laboratory for Aesthetics and Ecology, Linnæus University and Växjö Konsthall. The project is generously supported by The Seed Box, Linköping University. I am excited and honored to participate as both artist and a keynote presenter–alongside the venerable Vinciane Despret,… Continue Reading “Multispecies Storytelling in Intermedial Practice (Vaxjo, Sweden)”

Here Come the Ecosexuals!

On July 19th, the R.A.W. was beyond thrilled to welcome world-renowned performance artists and ecosexual revolutionaries Beth Stephens & Annie Sprinkle for the Philomath, Oregon premiere of their magical new film about the pleasures and perils of living and loving on a watery planet .… Continue Reading “Here Come the Ecosexuals!”

M/others and Future Humans

Patricia Piccinini. Big Mother, 2005. Courtesy of the artist. In association with the Laboratory for Aesthetics and Ecology and The Multispecies Salon, R.A.W. is excited to contribute to the buzzing energies of a curatorial swarm bringing together the international curatorial project, M/Others and Future… Continue Reading “M/others and Future Humans”

Manure, Mud, and Microbial Mother-Tongues ~ Findings from the Secretome

On a bright late April morning in Philomath, Oregon, a crew of intrepid seekers of microbial encounters braved deep mud, steamy manure, and swirling barn-dust, then undertook a peculiar hunt for invisible “treasures” in the wet grass of the pasture, all as part of… Continue Reading “Manure, Mud, and Microbial Mother-Tongues ~ Findings from the Secretome”

The Secretome beckons . . .

What strange treasures will discover us in the barn dust, wet grass, and brewing mud? What secrets will we gather from encounters with the Great Muzzle Tongue? Come find out, on April 29th from 10-12:

Opening in Berlin ~ Articulations Beyond the Human: Karin Bolender and Amanda Ackerman

  Curated by Ida Bencke and Anna De Pascale November 2016 This exhibition at Buro BDP in Berlin accompanies the launch of two new publications in the Parapoetics Series from Broken Dimanche Press/Laboratory for Aesthetics and Ecology: RAW Assmilk Soap, by Karin Bolender, and… Continue Reading “Opening in Berlin ~ Articulations Beyond the Human: Karin Bolender and Amanda Ackerman”

R.A.W. Assfur Cupcakes at Emergent Ecologies

  Emergent Ecologies Art Exhibit Curated by Eben Kirksey, Grace Glovier, Cody Kohn, Kayli Marshall, Greg Umali, and Alexandra Palocz February 29th – March 31st Butler College, Studio ’34 Cafe Emergent ecologies are being fastened into place with new rivets and cyborg articulations. Amidst… Continue Reading “R.A.W. Assfur Cupcakes at Emergent Ecologies”


– an assembly across species lines November 6-8, 2015 at Dome of Visions in Copenhagen, Denmark Featuring artworks by: Lisbeth Bank(DK)/ Honey Biba Beckerlee (DK)/ Laura Beloff (FN)/ Adam Bencard (DK)/ Karin Bolender (US)/ Beatriz da Costa (BR)/ Elisabeth Friis (DK)/ Fugt (DK) /… Continue Reading “TRANSSPECIES”