In the beginning there was the worm: Animal voices beyond the verbal

Tessa Laird is an artist and writer who lectures in Critical and Theoretical Studies at the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne. Her book on bats as part of Reaktion’s Animal series is due for release in May 2018.

Card image: Cecilia Vicuña, Why Listen to Animals?, 7 October 2016, performance for Liquid Architecture. Photo: Keelan O'Hehir, courtesy of Liquid Architecture

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