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    Vanishing Point: Where Species Meet

    Vanishing Point: Where Species Meet is a three-channel video work documenting a meeting between a human and various species of gull around a specially built table at which food is prepared and shared. In their long-standing collaborative art practice the artists have explored specific human animal relations and what these can tell us about human environmental behaviour. Focusing here on hospitality across and between species, they challenge anthropocentric perspectives and values, acknowledging biological and behavioural interdependence within ecologies.

    Snæbjörnsdóttir/Wilson 1

    1. Bryndís Snæbjörnsdóttir and Mark Wilson are a collaborative art partnership. Their art practice is research-based and socially-engaged, exploring issues of history, culture and environment in relation to both humans and non-human animals. Through their practice they set out to challenge and deconstruct various notions and degrees of ‘wilderness’. Underpinning much of what they do are issues of psychological and physical displacement or realignment in relation to land and environment and the effect of these upon cultural perspectives. Their artworks have been exhibited widely throughout the UK and internationally. They are frequent speakers at international conferences on issues related to their practice and their works have been written on and cited as contributive to knowledge in the expanded field of research-based art practice. They conduct their practice from bases in Iceland, the north of England and Sweden.