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Animalesque / Art Across Species and Beings brings together an outstanding selection of artworks that invite visitors to rethink the human position in the world, its relationship to all other life forms and to the various complex ecologies that bond beings together.



International exhibitions

International Archives 2nd half of 2019

Judy Chicago

Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead (United Kingdom)

16.11.2019 - 19.04.2020




Judy Chicago, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead

A growing awareness of living on an environmentally fragile planet is leading many of us to reconsider the role of art in responding to what is happening to the world. Many artists have been considering the human impact that has produced changes to the earth’s climate, as well as rethinking the relationship between humans and nature and the ways in which different species are interrelated within a complex cause-effect relationship.

Participating artists: Allora & Calzadilla, Pia Arke, Pierre Bismuth, Marcus Coates, Mary Beth Edelson, Simone Forti, Luca Frei, Pierre Huyghe, Carsten Höller, Joan Jonas, Annika Larsson, Louise Lawler, Britta Marakatt-Labba, Amalia Pica, Ho Tzu Nyen, Chris Watson and Paloma Varga Weisz.

Animalesque has been produced by Bildmuseet, Umeå and is curated by Filipa Ramos

Assisting curators: Anders Jansson, Bildmuseet and Alessandro Vincentelli, BALTIC

Exhibition November 16, 2019 - April 19, 2020. BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, S Shore Rd, Gateshead Quays - Gateshead NE8 3BA (United Kingdom).







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