OUR ART

As artists, we are so done with the Anthropocene, that is our current geological epoch marked by planetary and climate changes driven by one species: humanity.  This season, The Only Animal explores artwork of the EcoZoic Era, that is, when humans live in a mutual relationship with Earth and all forms of life herein.  We are calling for, and creating work that isn’t green because we recycle the set, or use carbon offsetting, but instead makes art that is ecological restoration. Read about our projects below, and visit the Artist Brigade (insert link) to join us in this work. And, if you like, scroll down and see the wild work of the last 17 years that brought us to this moment. 

This Year

A Thousand Year Theatre

A Thousand Year Theatre

A Thousand Year Theatre is a native plant botanical ‘set’ planted from BC’s native forest species that take a millennium to mature.  It is designed to be used for an outdoor theatre show in 1000 years’ time. The collaboration is between The Only Animal and UBC...

The Magic Hour

The Magic Hour

"The sun is about to go down. This is the Magic Hour.The term refers to the light that makes everything look more beautiful. Take this in.And take this time, for yourself.That is what the theatre is for.You are the Audience, and you are allowed to be selfish.Take it...