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1700 animals are slaughtered in abbatoirs or sacrificed in research laboratories in well under a minute, every minute, of every day.


Susie Coston

HumanimalityAmelie Chabannes Painting 2007

Benston, Kimberly W. “Experimenting at the Threshold: Sacrifice, Anthropomorphism, and the Aims of (Critical) Animal Studies.” PMLA 124.2 (2009): 548-55. Web.

Benston, Sue. Dura Mater. “Selected Works by Sue Benston.” Haverford College. Web. 29 Mar. 2010. <;

On the Ides of March, 2010 the piece entitled “Serious Art Sucks,” (SAS) signed by Dylan Ravenfox and other anonymous artists—-a red envelope without a message inside—-was hung at the Philadelphia Museum of Art along with their current Picasso exhibit. The piece was then contributed to by the  blue museum watchmen, who performatively took it down after its allotted eight minute duration had passed.