You're as obsessed with animals are we are, so here's an entire Exhibitionists episode about them
They're cute, they're powerful and sometimes we make art about them
We don't know much, but we do know this: humans are obsessed with animals. So today, we've decided to bring you what you clearly want: this episode is all about artists who are inspired by animals, represent them and honour them in their work.
Move over, dog whisperer — it's time for the artists to take centre stage on this week's CBC Arts: Exhibitionists.
Check out all the stories in the episode below, and stream the full episode now!
You might not believe it, but these animals are made entirely out of paper. Calvin Nicholls takes cutting and pasting to a new level with sculptures made from hundreds of sheets. Watch the video.
This slightly goth procession is a Charlottetown celebration of crows, whether you love or hate them. The annual March of the Crows honouring the feathered interlopers allows everybody to let off some steam. Watch the video.
There's a cougar stalking the Fredericton forest...or is it art? New Brunswick artist Janice Wright Cheney creates life-sized textile animal sculptures to explore environmental themes. Watch the video.
As his alter ego Buffalo Boy, Adrian Stimson reclaims what was taken from Indigenous people. In this excerpt from the CBC Arts series In the Making, he explores the impact of the buffalo slaughter on the Plains Tribes. Watch the video.
Pansexual, polyamorous and posthuman: Jessica Sallay-Carrington's graphic sculptures aren't meant to sensationalize — they're smashing stigmas. (NSFW.) Watch the video.
E-I-E-I-OMG! Toronto photographer Peter Andrew Lusztyk shares his stunning portraits from the "Stanley Cup of agriculture" — the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair — this week. Read more.
They're the first things humans ever painted. Why are we so fascinated by animals? Professor Lise (not really a professor) takes us through our obsession with the animal kingdom. Watch the video.