Animals out of Place

Animals Out of Place

There’s a post on Instagram; a photo mottled with gallery reflections, close-up and a little oblique. It shows a vintage glass slide of a zookeeper and his charge. It’s not…

Epistle of Othea

Announcing…

The Learned Pig is changing. Since launching in November 2013, The Learned Pig has taken an instinctive approach to editorial. We have published what feels right to us and we…

Leila Nadir and Cary Peppermint microbial selfies

Open Call: Rot

The world is full of both collaborations and contaminations. The evolutionary theory of symbiogenesis tells us that we are born of indigestion; some 2 billion years ago, one bacterial cell…

Jussi Kivi

Open call: Root Mapping

  There is no map to the place we are going. We will be lost for a good, long time. — Eva Saulitis, In the Lightless Calm Deep (2016)  …

Pierrette Bloch

Open call: Rhythm

From the impact of clocks on notions of time, to the effects of computers, trains and planes on experiences of modern life, rhythm – in various forms and ways –…

stimuleringsfonds creative industrie

Open Call: Fields

In May 1982, American artist Agnes Denes began to transform a two acre empty plot at the foot of the World Trade Center into her work Wheatfield – A Confrontation,…

Antony Gormley

Art in a deteriorating world

An epistolary exploration of art’s moral responsibilities   “In the era of not yet, barely daring to guess of how soon,” wrote Welsh-British writer Horatio Clare about the melting sea…

chanctonbury rings

Chanctonbury Rings

Chanctonbury Rings is a new spoken word and music project on Ghost Box Records by the poet and writer Justin Hopper and folk musician Sharron Kraus, and featuring Ghost Box’s…