Author Archives: Keri

Two Photographic Projects

We have talked a lot in this class about the many ways in which animals are represented through photography. For example, Jo-Anne McArthur spoke to our class about her work. We also discussed things like “hunting with the camera” instead … Continue reading

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Week #9 Seminar Discussion Questions

Assigned Reading: Matthew Brower, “Trophy Shots: Early North American Photographs of Nonhuman Animals and the Display of Masculine Prowess.” Society and Animals 13, no. 1 (2005): 13-31. Discussion Leaders: Shelby, Kerri, Rachel 1) In the reading it was said that … Continue reading

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Want to see some pretty incredible photographs of “wild” animals living in an abandoned house in Finland? Of course you do! And on the subject of neat photographic projects relating to this class, you don’t want to miss “The Daily … Continue reading

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Week #8 Seminar Discussion Questions

Assigned Reading: Derek Bousé, “False Intimacy: Close-Ups and Viewer Involvement in Wildlife Films.” Visual Studies 18, no. 2 (October 2003): 123-32. Discussion Leaders: Ashley, Sonya, Sarah 1. The article states that ‘shots of animals looking into the camera is often … Continue reading

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Be Part of Animal Stories!

The Gardiner Museum is looking for entries of animal-themed photographs to include in their exhibition, “Animal Stories.”

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Week #7 Seminar Discussion Questions

Assigned Reading: Carol Freeman, “Imaging Extinction: Disclosure and Revision in Photographs of the Thylacine (Tasmanian Tiger).” Society & Animals 15, no. 3 (2007): 241-56. Discussion Leaders: Matt, Alexandra, Kate 1. In the article Freemen states that: “photographs are as much … Continue reading

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New Banksy Piece

Check out this new work by Banksy–a truck full of “screaming” stuffed animals.

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