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Keeping track of animals in popular culture.

Pretty Ugly

Posted by lisagbrown on December 28, 2008

Please check out the incredible writing and art in the new issue of Antennae: The Journal of Nature in Visual Culture, entitled “Pretty Ugly”. As editor-in-chief Giovanni Aloi explains in his editorial:

This issue of Antennae looks at [a] paradoxical contradiction. What makes one plant or animal look pretty to us and what makes another appear ugly? What is desirable and what is undesirable?

Enjoy this feast of text and images…



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