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objectification and taxidermy

Speciesism in art is for a big part taxidermy in art This site writes: “Well they are dead anyway” … http://www.ravishingbeasts.com/taxidermy-artists/ But they exactly use the dead bodies of nonhuman animals because these animals obviously have lived before. Using a dead body is a means to gain possession in a definatory way over the de […]

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Does being a speciesist make someone special?

Does being a speciesist make someone REAL REAL REAL REAL special? And artists do usually want to be very special to stick out, to make themselves a name, create themselves fame, etc. No actually no, being a speciesist doesn’t make you special in the arts scene unfortunately, but still in particular young artist women who […]

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Wurst

My life is your life The only thing that’s being made clear in Bansky’s http://thevillagepetstoreandcharcoalgrill.com (archived website also see https://bit.ly/banksy_sausages) is that animals are seen here as pathetic in their Erscheinung and that it seems to be thrilling to ridicule their physics and their core existential problems. It seems that the primate used in that exhibition […]