Lucia Mocnay of Conjured Creations discusses the ethics and ecological implications of taxidermy art. Lucia is exhibiting her work in our current show, Curios. See the online preview here. The ethics of using animals for taxidermy is often considered a conundrum. Here in Australia, foxes and hares are causing widespread disaster for our small native animals and their habitats. Many of these small native animals are endangered and some… Read More
beinArt Gallery will be hosting a taxidermy talk and skinning demonstration with Natalie Delaney-John from Rest In Pieces. WHEN: Friday, 13th of May, 7pm – 9pm. BOOK NOW. The evening offers the opportunity to gain unique insights and get up close to this age-old practice that remains macabre to some, and yet strangely beautiful to others. Natalie will speak about the practice and history of taxidermy in this illustrated… Read More
Iris Schieferstein (Germany) is a taxidermy artist and fashion designer. She is best known for her controversial shoes made from horse hooves, guns, stuffed doves and snake bodies.