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Further exploration into non-human agency brought me to the Virtual Museum ofPosthumanist Art, an online collection of posthumanism and contemporary art. Currentlyon of the featured exhibits on Nonhuman Agency. The exhibit covers everything fromAnimal Agency to Autopilots. Their animal exhibit is based around the concept ofexploring the connection between art and science as we tackle the question on how weview our perception of an animal’s ability to produce something that could be classifiedas art.They do so by examining the work of Bowersbirds. These animals intricatelywoven nest is often discounted as true art by stanch scientist and artist alike due to thebiological instinct to procure a mate being the reason for their devotion to the craft. Thiswould seem to line up with Steinbock’s belief that there is a factor about humanity thatsets it apart from other animals. The creator of this exhibit calls into the question the
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Fall
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Professor Scallett
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Posthumanist Art

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