From 'Feed the Birds' to 'Do Not Feed the Animals'

About the project.

From 'Feed the Birds' to 'Do Not Feed the Animals'; signs stating ‘Do not feed the animals’ are ubiquitous in zoos, national parks and urban spaces. However, humans appear to have a deep-seated proclivity to feed other animals.

This project will use thousands of years of evidence to explore the human fascination with feeding animals - and explore the consequences of this feeding for the shared health of humans, other animals and wider environments in the present day.

More about the project...

News and updates

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5th September 2023
Conference announcement: January 10th and 11th at the National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

As we move into the new academic year, From Feed the Birds to Do Not Feed the Animals, is looking both backwards and forwards.

20th August 2023
Modern bestiary art work

View examples of modern bestiary art work from our workshops.

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8th August 2023
Modern Bestiary Art Workshop at Fishbourne Roman Palace

We're delighted to announce the date of another of our modern bestiary art workshops on 28th October 2023.