Impossible Ordinary

A project where Barbara Adler seeks advice on thorny topics Barbara asks Heidi Taylor: “Do you see a tension between care and stewardship, and the funding structures we currently rely on to support our work? How have you been navigating accountability to funders...

Dear Animal | 23 Hamsters

Dear Animal, When you were a young Animal, every February, I used to give away show ideas on our socials. One per day for the month. I did it to prepare a blank slate for new ideas to arrive. I remember once that my old friend, the playwright Kevin Kerr,...

SOUND COMMISSIONS

As part of the AWSS Slow Tour, The Only Animal is commissioning sound artists and composers to create 15 to 30-min compositions that will be played on audio speakers inside the AWSS installation and shared online.  The sound artists were invited to reflect on and...
SLOW SOCIALS

SLOW SOCIALS

Slow Socials are a series of gatherings from The Only Animal that invite our communities to connect through relaxed textile creation, inspiring environmental readings, eclectic music and ‘yarn-camaraderie’. Join our team in crocheting and knotting a set piece for...

Dear Animal | A Story that’s Never Been Told

Dear Animal,  “I had a boyfriend once who said that all Hostess products contained nuclear waste and it was every American’s patriotic duty to eat her share.” This is a quote from a NY Times article from the 90s that I cut out and stuck in my journal, which later...