MFA Confirmation Presentation

download MFA Confirmation Presentation

of 18

Embed Size (px)

Transcript of MFA Confirmation Presentation

1. Felix Wilson MFA Confirmation 2. Strange encounters: a poetics of nocturnal human-animal encounters in the city 3. Felix Wilson. There is no outside of the system of life forms (brushtail possum and landfill). 2013. 1m x 75cm, Inkjet print. 4. Felix Wilson. Still from video; Since we cannot know in advance what the effects of the system will be, all life forms are theorizable as strange strangers. 2013. Video installation, dimensions variable. 5. Research Questions 1. How can photographic imaging engage viewers in a consideration of the nocturnal city as habitat for encounters between human and nonhuman beings? 2. How can such images be used to speculate on the capacity for shared experience and overlapping perceptions in encounters between human and nonhuman animals ? 6. Objectives to offer new perspectives and add to existing knowledge within the field by exploring the possibilities for a speculative visual poetics of encounter that is informed, but not limited, by contemporary theoretical and scientific understandings. 7. Encounter Night City 8. Jochen Lempert. Belladonna, 2013. Silver gelatin prints 24 x 17,5 cm and 29,5 x 23,5 cm, ed. 5 9. Marcus Coates. Journey to the lower world. Still from video. 10. Brynds Snbjrnsdttir and Mark Wilson. Uncertainty in the city (installation view) 11. A list of species Brushtail possum Ringtail possum Tawny Frogmouth Fox Rabbit Cat Moths (various species) Nankeen night heron Rat Blackbird 12. Img0257 13. 8. Bibliography (1) Aloi,G.(2011).Artandanimals.London:IBTauris. Baker,J.A.(2004).ThePeregrine.NewYork:NewYorkReviewofBooks. Baker,S.(2000).PostmodernAnimal.London:ReakHonBooks. Beisner,B.,Messier,C.,&Giraldeau,L.-A.(Eds.).(2013).Natureallaroundus:aguidetourbanecology.Chicago: UniversityofChicagoPress. Broglio,R.(2011).Surfaceencounters:thinkingwithanimalsandart.Minneapolis:UniversityofMinnesotaPress. Derrida,J.,&Mallet,M.-L.(2008).TheanimalthatthereforeIam.NewYork:FordhamUniversityPress. Dickinson,E.,&Johnson,T.H.(1970).ThecompletepoemsofEmilyDickinson.London:Faber. Grin,J.(2007).Shamanismandanthropomorphism;publicartand'ge_ngbacktonature'Frieze.Retrieved23 April,2015,fromh`p://www.frieze.com/issue/arHcle/focus_marcus_coates/ Haraway,D.J.(2003).Thecompanionspeciesmanifesto:Dogs,people,andsignicantotherness:PricklyParadigm PressChicago. Hinchlie,S.,Kearnes,M.B.,Degen,M.,&Whatmore,S.(2005).Urbanwildthings:acosmopoliHcalexperiment. EnvironmentandPlanningD:SocietyandSpace,23(5),643-658. Hughes,T.,&Keegan,P.(2003).Collectedpoems.London:FaberandFaber. Kalof,L.(2007).Lookingatanimalsinhumanhistory.London:ReakHonBooks. Latour,B.(2012).WaiHngforGaia.ComposingthecommonworldthroughartsandpoliHcs.Equilibri,16(3), 515-538. Lempert,J.,&Sharp,C.(Eds.).(2015).ComposiMon.Minneapolis:MidwayContemporaryArt. Levertov,D.(2013).TheCollectedPoemsofDeniseLevertov(P.A.Lacey&A.DeweyEds.).NewYorkNew DirecHonsPublishing. Macdonald,H.(2014).Hisforhawk.London:JonathanCape. Ma`hiessen,P.(1978).Thesnowleopard.London:Pan. 14. 8. Bibliography (2) Milton,K.(2011).Possummagic,possummenace:wildlifecontrolandthedemonisaHonofcuteness.InC. Freeman,E.Leane,&Y.Wa`(Eds.),Consideringanimals:contemporarystudiesinhuman-animalrelaMons(pp. 67-77).Farnham,Surrey:Ashgate. Morton,T.(2010).Thinkingecology:Themesh,thestrangestranger,andthebeauHfulsoul.Collapse,VI,265-293. Nagel,T.(1974).Whatisitliketobeabat?Thephilosophicalreview,83(4),435-450. O'Connor,T.(2013).AnimalsasNeighbours:Thepastandpresentofcommensalanimals.EastLansing:Michigan StateUniversityPress. Power,E.R.(2009).Border-processesandhomemaking:encounterswithpossumsinsuburbanAustralianhomes. CulturalGeographies,16(1),29-54. Russell,T.C.,Bowman,B.R.,Herbert,C.A.,&Kohen,J.L.(2011).Suburbana_tudestowardsthecommon brushtailpossumTrichosurusvulpeculaandthecommonringtailpossumPseudocheirusperegrinusinthe northernsuburbsofSydney.AustralianZoologist,35(3),888-894. Snbjrnsd_r,B.,&Wilson,M.(2011).UncertaintyintheCity:Pets,PestsandPrey.Berlin:TheGreenBox. Steen,W.,Crutzen,P.J.,&McNeill,J.R.(2007).TheAnthropocene:arehumansnowoverwhelmingthegreat forcesofnature.AMBIO:AJournaloftheHumanEnvironment,36(8),614-621. Uexkll,J.v.(2010).AForayintotheWorldsofAnimalsandHumans.1934.Trans.JosephD.ONeil.Minneapolis:U ofMinnesotaP. Velten,H.(2013).BeastlyLondon:AHistoryofAnimalsintheCity.London:ReakHonBooks. WhiHng,A.E.,Miller,K.K.,&Temby,I.(2010).CommunityA_tudestowardPossumsinMetropolitanMelbourne. Wilks,S.L.,Russell,T.,&Eymann,J.(2013).ValuedGuestorViliedPest?HowA_tudesTowardsUrbanBrushtail Possums'TrichosurusVulpecula'FitintoGeneralPercepHonsofAnimals.SSRNWorkingPaperSeries. WorldHealthOrganizaHon.(2015).UrbanPopulaHonGrowth.Retrieved11/4/2015,from h`p://www.who.int/gho/urban_health/situaHon_trends/urban_populaHon_growth_text/en/ 15. Questions