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DARREN O’Brien

Visual Arts, Nottingham Trent University

Thesis title:

Who’s walking who? Re-connecting with our animal self in the unfolding landscape, through the praxis of walking with companion species

My research seeks to find new, expanded insights in to walking based artistic practice, by examining walking with dogs as an aesthetic experience. Walking with dogs opens up possibilities for new collaborative creative acts, explored through the praxis of walking as art, by examining human/animal proximity, phenomenology and ethics.  

Research Area

  • Visual Arts