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studied Fine Art – Theory and Practice and Visual Cultures
at Goldsmiths University. He is a Lecturer in History of Art and
Visual Cultures at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Sotheby’s
Institute of Art London/New York, and Tate Galleries. He lectures
on subjects of modern and contemporary art with an emphasis on the
representation of nature and animals. He is Editor in Chief of Antennae,
the Journal of Nature in Visual Culture (www.antennae.org.uk). Aloi
completed his PhD on ‘taxidermy in contemporary art’
at Goldsmiths University of London in 2014. In 2011 he published
Art & Animals with IB Tauris.
writes about contemporary artists’ engagement with questions
of animal life. He is Emeritus Professor of Art History at the University
of Central Lancashire, and his books include Artist|Animal (2013),
Killing Animals (with The Animal Studies Group, 2006), The Postmodern
Animal (2000) and Picturing the Beast (1993). His artwork was included
in the recent exhibitions Ecce Animalia (Museum of Contemporary
Sculpture, Poland, 2014) and Arche Noah (Museum Ostwall,
Germany, 2014-15), and has also been shown in the UK, USA and Australia.
He is on the editorial boards of animal studies journals in the
USA, UK, Australia and Italy.
graduated in Theatre studies. She is an associate professor in Aesthetics
and teaches Theory of interactive media studies at Faculty of Arts,
Masaryk University. She is interested in artistic activities in
the point of intersection between art-science-technology with special
attention to media-performance and robotic art. Recently she has
become interested in media archaeology, software studies, and new
media research methodologies in general. Horáková
is an editor of the Czech-language open-access electronic journal
TIM. Prior to her academic career she studied dance and was a member
of the ballet ensemble of the National Theatre Prague.
studied Biology and Philosophy at the Freie Universität Berlin.
He was a lecturer for Social Behaviour of Primates and History of
Biology and is currently lecturing at the Studium Generale, Berlin
University of the Arts. He writes for numerous German newspapers
and journals including Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, Süddeutsche
Zeitung, Merkur, taz and jungle world. He is the author of Bestiarium
(2003), Wilde Tiere in der Großstadt (2004) and Krähen
(2013). In 2011 he curated a program on animals in film at Kurzfilmtage
in Oberhausen (with Marcel Schwierin). An essay on the forest is
forthcoming with Merve.
Ph.D., graduated in anthropology at the Charles University
(CU) in Prague. His main research interests cover history of biology
and anthropology, especially the role of animals and animal representations
in science. He teaches at the Faculty of Humanities and at the Faculty
of Science at Charles University, where he also works as curator
of the Hrdlicka Museum of Man. He is editor of the series Andrias
(CU) and Nonhumans in Social Sciences. His current research deals
with anthropomorphic interpretations of animal behaviour in science
and popular culture around 1900.
critic and curator, is a Senior Research Fellow at the State Russian
Museum and Head of the MA Program in Curatorial Studies at the Faculty
of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Smolny College), St. Petersburg State
University. She has worked on numerous exhibitions, including Manifesta
10 (St. Petersburg, 2014), Art Basel Miami Beach (2006) and the
48th Venice Biennale (1999), and contributed to numerous publications.
Recent books include The Life of Remarkable Monroe (with Viktor
Mazin, 2014), Soviet Space Dogs (Fuel London, 2014). Since 1999
she is a member of Russian Federation of Cosmonautics.