Macquarie University Art Gallery

Macquarie University Art Gallery



In collaboration with the Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies, and the Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University

10 July – 30 September 2019

Effy Alexakis, Kate Bergin, Dean Bowen, Joanna Braithwaite, Stephen Copland, Kate Downhill, Troy Emery, Adam Fuss, Jane Gillings, Michael Gillings, Robert Harcourt, Anna-Karina Hermkens, Gertie Huddleston, Nola Jones, Charlotte Le Brocque, David Lever, Francis Lymburner, Joseph McGlennon, Noel McKenna, Rodney Pople, Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri and Salvatore Zofrea

Zoographia illustrates our changing relationship with animals. Expressed with human characteristics and personality traits, animals in the exhibition are represented as intrinsic to our world – no longer alienated and clinically detached from human empathy but endowed with majestic qualities we as humans admire and aspire to. Perceived through friendship, fun, humour, pathos and sadness, the exhibition shows why we continue to be captivated by the presence of non-human animals. In them, we see those characteristics that make us human – our frailties and strengths, our failings and our successes.


Macquarie University Art Gallery
19 Eastern Rd, Macquarie University, NSW 2109 Australia

T: 02 9850 7437

The Macquarie University Art Gallery offers regular, changing exhibition programs to engage audiences from all walks of life.

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