Berlinde De Bruyckere, We Are All Flesh. 2011-12, installation view, Melrose Wing of European Art, Art Gallery of South Australia. Photo: Sam Noonan

Becoming-horse: Jenny Watson, Art Orienté Objet and Berlinde De Bruyckere

Georgina Downey is an art historian and Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Adelaide. She is a dressage rider (with Classic, a bay warmblood gelding) and a columnist on art for Horses & People magazine.

Card image: Berlinde De Bruyckere, We Are All Flesh, 2011-12, epoxy, iron, horse skin, steel. Purchased through the Art Gallery of South Australia's Contemporary Collectors Director's Project, 2012, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide. © Berlinde de Bruyckere, image commissioned by the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art. Photo: Andrew Curtis

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