What do chickens dream about?
Submission to the 2023 Project For Awesome (https://projectforawesome.com/), in support of The Humane League (https://thehumaneleague.org/). The Humane League (THL) was founded in 2005 and is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to ending the abuse of animals raised for food. THL currently operates in the U.S., Mexico, the U.K., and Japan, where they work to improve…
Why Save a Bug? A (Scientific) Love Letter to the Fireflies of New York City￼
The following is drawn from a paper written for the class, Animal Welfare: Animals in Science, taught by Professor Becca Franks for New York University’s Master’s program in Animal Studies. Fireflies are natural magic. The pulse of bioluminescent light emitted by fireflies as a form of mating communication inspires a near-universal sense of wonder. Unfortunately,…
Looking At Animals
“Looking at Animals” is a a short film I created as my final project for the class, ‘Animals, Art, and Technology,’ taught by artist Gal Nissim as part of New York University’s Master’s program in Animal Studies. The film represents a personal essay and commentary on the nature of how we (humans) look at and…
I made this short film with a partner for Animals, Art, and Technology, a class that I am taking for my Master’s in Animal Studies at New York University.
What a Canine Hears
Or, that time I attached a microphone to my dog. Have you ever wondered what your dog hears that you might not? What is the auditory experience like for our canine companions? In a fun little audio experiment (undertaken in part to teach myself Adobe Audition), I set out to understand what the world sounds…
Why Won’t the Georgia Aquarium Return My Calls?
What happens when you try to ask an aquarium about the whale shark that died under their care?