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Multispecies Salon, the book

At last the wonders of the traveling Multispecies Salon is available in portable form, in both traditional physical codex and electronic book formats. Duke University Press has published The Multispecies Salon, a collection edited by Eben Kirksey and featuring works by Caitlin Berrigan, Karin…

Triage: Christine Toth, with Karin Bolender and Craig Goodworth

Triage: three artists sort shifting emergencies of bodies, language, and spaces between, revealing places of opacity, refuge, and intimacy. Triage Christine Toth with Karin Bolender & Craig Goodworth Exhibition Dates: September 5 – 28, 2013

R.A.W. Assmilk Soap: the last batch?

If not the last, this batch is certainly the culmination of all the main questions, hopes, and mammalian interconnections that Assmilk Soap is meant to contain. Made in May 2013, this batch of Assmilk Soap holds Passenger’s milk, which she made on the Big…

Gut Sounds Lullaby

“Gut sounds” is a term with significant resonances in American ass husbandry. Auscultation (i.e., listening) for gut sounds, or gastrointestinal motility, is a primary diagnostic tool in equine veterinary practice, where the presence or absence of normal gurglings (or borborygmus) in quadrants of an…

Multispecies Picnic at Goddard College’s Making, Meaning, & Context Festival

The Multispecies Picnic–an outgrowth of the Multispecies Salon–laid out a rare assortment of tantalizing delicacies in the cafeteria at Goddard College on October 15th, as part of a festival called Making, Meaning &Context: A Radical Reconsideration of Art’s Work, hosted by Goddard’s MFA-Interdisciplinary Arts…

Orland or bust! (or, the R.A.W. rolls Westward ’til the wheels fall off . . .)

The Big Ass Family Roadtrip rolled the R.A.W. et al out of Carnesville on September 12, heading West for our destination of Orland: greener pastures and goldblack buttes in the Sacramento Valley of Northern California. We howled across the borders of nine American states…

Landscape and Mammary featuring R.A.W. Assmilk Soap included in the Australian Animal Studies Group gallery

Along with a range of other artworks that explore interspecies intimacies, Landscape and Mammary is presently featured in the AASG Online Gallery. This gallery highlights contributions of the fine arts to contemporary animal studies discourses. This gallery is an outgrowth of the upcoming 4th…

Multispecies Salon presents: Raw Milk

The Multispecies Salon presents: Raw Milk Thursday, February 10th, 12:30-1:30 pm ~ free and open to the public CUNY Graduate Center, Room 5307 365 Fifth Ave (in between 34th & 35th Street), New York, NY  10016 Sponsored by the Mellon Science Studies Committee  Featuring…