Headlands Center for the Arts


Animals Are People Too

Conversation
Sunday, May 20, 2012

Hours

Presentation 4:30PM
Dinner 6:30PM

Price

Dinner + Presentation
$25 | $20 Members
Presentation Only | Free

From the Mess Hall

Mess Hall Dinner

Location

Eastwing

Artists Rachel Mayeri and Laurel Braitman (AFF ’11) discuss human perceptions of animals, and animals’ perceptions of themselves and other species. Mayeri will screen her multi-stage project, Primate Cinema, in which a video of humans emulating ape behavior is shown to a group of chimpanzees at the Edinburgh Zoo; Braitman will share aspects of her research on the history of mental illness in other animals (from dolphins to dogs), and what it means to be human– the subject of her forthcoming book Animal Madness. Continue the discussion with us over dinner in the Mess Hall.