The Idea of the Animal

Animals: in all their guises, from beloved pet to prawn-on-the-barbie, it is indisputable that animals occupy an important part of human life.

The Idea of the Animal is a new exhibition presented by RMIT Gallery and the Melbourne International Arts Festival which investigates the complex relationship between humans and animals in contemporary visual culture.


Participating artists include:



Jill Scott with 'The Electric Retina'

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