The following conversations took place in January 2013 between the artist Beth Savage and curator Katie Reid. In the course of these conversations Beth and Katie examined six topics relating to art, animals, zoos and galleries. They also each provided a text for each conversation relating to some aspect of their thinking about the topic, some of these can be read below.
These conversations provide a starting point for further thought, debate and artworks about these topics.
Texts: Value Beyond Measure, Charles Eisenstein, Resurgence and Ecologist
3. Roles and Symbols
4. Site, Situation, Proximity
5. The Gaze