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  • Ho Tzu Nyen, 2 or 3 Tigers, 2015, two-channel HD video, color, sound, 18 minutes 46 seconds. From “Animalesque/Art Across Species and Beings.”

    Ho Tzu Nyen, 2 or 3 Tigers, 2015, two-channel HD video, color, sound, 18 minutes 46 seconds. From “Animalesque/Art Across Species and Beings.”

    “Animalesque/Art Across Species and Beings”

    BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

    This is the best of times and the worst of times to make an exhibition about animals. The question of humans’ relationships with other species is becoming ever more current, with animal studies positioning itself as one of a number of social movements challenging fixed hierarchies. “Animalesque / Art Across Species and Beings,” which has traveled to the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art after originating at the Bildmuseet in Umeå, Sweden, is a cross-generational look at art projects that have engaged with animals, whether as subjects or as icons. Curated by Filipa Ramos, the show suggests three

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