Monthly Archives: July 2012

Intra-action Conceptual Development

Karen Barad coined the term “intra-action” to get beyond the metaphysics of individualism underpinning conventional understandings of “interactions.” Intra-actions involve the mutual constitution of entangled agencies. “Boundaries do not sit still,” she writes (1996).  “Bodies are not objects with inherent … Continue reading

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USYD Human Animal Research Network

Link to the HARN site  here :  HARN The co-ordinator of HARN is Dr Fiona Probyn-Rapsey for the period 2011 and 2012. Please direct enquiries to her: Dr Fiona Probyn Rapsey Department of Gender and Cultural Studies, School of Philosophical and Historical … Continue reading

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Madeleine Boyd : Horse Mystique, Diffractions

Madeleine Boyd is a curator of this exhibition, driven by a series of intense inquiries into the matters of  non-human animals and the phenomena of existence. Currently engaged in a slow and determined process of discovering what it is like … Continue reading

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Eben Kirksey : Multispecies Ethnographer

Dr Eben Kirksey is a curator of this exhibition. He has recently come to Australia from New York to take up a lecturing and research position in Environmental Humanities at the University of NSW. Currently in-press is Eben’s forthcoming book … Continue reading

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