Tags: In the hunting field, Jamie Ferguson
Join us on Thursday evening at 7pm for a thesis presentation by Jamie Ferguson, who will discuss the new publication and the hunting works that make up it’s imagery.
“In The Hunting Field is a collection of encounters that uses the figure of the hunter-trapper as a figurative and literal approach for looking at contemporary understandings of animal, nature, and environment in an ecological age where entities collide at scales massively distributed in space and time.”
The figure of the hunter-trapper is used to draw attention to a significant intertwining with the biological world that shapes bodies and technology. It is not meant as an exhaustive signifier for a linear history but instead as an opportunity to survey encounters that shape these understandings and so inform our place in the world. Perhaps a reinterpretation of environmental aesthetics can provide openings for alternate shapes of future encounters…