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Free Content Interspecies Communication: An Introduction and a Provocation

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Both an introduction to PUBLIC #59 and a rumination on the difficulty of interspecies communication, this essay argues for art and interspecies communication as means of building mental and emotional qualities useful for re-imagining culture in a time of rapid environmental change, embedding a self-reflexive example in the text.

Keywords: animal; artificial intelligence; interspecies communication; laboratory; microbe; nonverbal communication; robot; zoo

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: San Francisco Art Institute

Publication date: June 1, 2019

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