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Call for Papers: International Conference and Monograph “Exhibiting Animals: Curatorial Strategies and Narratives”

Art and Heritage in Central Europe

International Conference “Exhibiting Animals: Curatorial Strategies and Narratives” will take place on 18–19 November 2022 at the University of Warsaw and via Zoom worldwide.

The “Exhibiting Animals” project consists of the conference and monographic book on the topic of presenting and representing animals in exhibitions, in various types of museums and cultural institutions. They would like to reflect on the different forms of the presence of non-human animals in the exhibition spaces and analyze curatorial strategies that result in different modes of exhibiting animals.

Proposals for contributions in English with title, abstract (400 words), and short biographical note (100 words) should be sent by 15 June 2022 to dorota.lagodzka@al.uw.edu.pl and m.wroblewska@al.uw.edu.pl. Deadline for submitting the completed manuscripts accepted to be published (6000-8000 words): 20 December 2022. The book is expected to be published in Autumn 2023.

Project is funded by “Non-Anthropocentric Cultural Subjectivity” Research Centre as part of the “Excellence Initiative – Research University” and by the Faculty of “Artes Liberales” at the University of Warsaw.

Read more: https://nonanthro.uw.edu.pl/wp-content/uploads/sites/63/2022/03/Exhibiting-Animals-CFP.pdf

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