Much ado is made of language and its spread across the various species of animal life. Some simply presume there to be language amongst animals beyond the human.

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When Gonzo Met Farce

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The Healing Power of Painting

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Unknown Hemingway Story Published for First Time

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Architecture and Aesthetic Errors

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A Very Queer Communion

This charming and disarming homage to a unique figure provides a backbone to the kinds of invasive physical performance for which Ron Athey is best known....

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Kent Monkman Apologises for Controversial Justin Trudeau Painting

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If the Lion Could Speak (…)

This essay argues that animals are not so minded as to have language. Whilst...

Looted Benin Art Treasures to Go Online

The project will unite pieces from the former kingdom of Benin that were spread...

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Growing an Identity

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Alienated Ambiguity

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Tearing the mouth of language

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