House of Beasts Symposium

18 Feb 2012 – 19 Feb 2012

Regular hours

10:00 – 18:00
10:00 – 18:00

Cost of entry

£15 per person including lunch, Advance booking is essential

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Meadow Arts

Craven Arms, United Kingdom

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House Of Beasts Symposium: Enquiries into the Human and Animal


Date - 18th February 2012 9.30am - 5.00pm Venue - Shropshire Wildlife Trust, 193 Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6AH Booking - Email - katep@shropshirewildlifetrust.org.uk Tel - 01743 284280 Meadow Arts presents in partnership with Cardiff University, a symposium exploring the cultural, philosophical and ethical significance of the relationships between humans and animals, as portrayed in the exhibition House of Beasts currently taking place at Attingham Park near Shrewsbury. The symposium is a part of Shrewsbury's Darwin Festival, bringing some of the artists in the exhibition into conversation with scientists and leading academics on human-animal relations. The aim of the symposium is to engage with emerging sensibilities and questioning about human-nonhuman animal relations. Its objective is to offer complementary perspectives to Darwinian and other scientific perspectives on nonhuman animals. On the following day, Sunday 19th February, there will an opportunity for symposium delegates to join the Curators' of the House of Beasts exhibition and Attingham Park's Curator and Conservator for an exclusive tour of the House of Beasts exhibition. Venue - Attingham Park (National Trust). Shrewsbury, SY4 4TP Date - Sunday 19th February, 10.30am - 1.30pm Booking - Limited spaces. To book please contact mandy@meadowarts.org


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