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

Museum of Rain

Museum of Rain

"The night became very dark, the rain surrounded the whole cabin with its enormous, virginal myth, a whole world of meaning, of secrecy, of silence, of rumour. Think of it: all that speech pouring down, selling   nothing, judging nobody…What a thing it is to sit...

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...