Critical Writing Index

On Creaturely Life

by Pleasure Dome

Possible Worlds, 2007, pp. 90-95

Nowich: Aurora, 2007

The "creaturely", similiarities and differences in the relationships between human, animal and environment, is discussed in relation to the works of Canadian film and video artists. Artists discussed include: Stephen Andrews, Christina Battle, Amy Lockhart, Meesoo Lee, Michele Stanley, Daniel Barrow, Jeremy Bailey, Ryan Trecartin, Barry Doupe and Emily Vey Duke and Cooper Battersby. On Creaturely Life is derived from 2006 study of novelist W. G. Sebald by literary critic Eric Santer.

ITEM 2007.096 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Songs of Praise for the Heart Beyond CureEmily Vey Duke and Cooper Battersby

Drawing AnimalsSean Cubitt

CartoonStephen Andrews

The Quick and the DeadStephen Andrews

three hours, fifteen minutes before the hurricane struckChristina Battle

nostalgia (aprill 2001 to present)Christina Battle

Walk for WalkAmy Lockhart

Meesoo Lee

Last Still LifeMichele Stanley

Artist StatementDaniel Barrow

Video Paint 2.0Jeremy Baily

Tommy Chat Just E-mailed MeRyan Trecartin

At the Heart of a SparrowBarry Doupe