Tagged Xenia Benivolski

Land & Animal & Nonanimal

Reviewed by Xenia Benivolski     I acquired a copy of the wonderful and determined Land & Animal & Nonanimal at the book’s launch at Art Metropole in Toronto, where I was late to hear Mitchell Akiyama talk about the subject of camera stalking and masculinity, which is at the centre of “Unbecoming, Animal”, the second of his two essays in the book. While familiar with Akiyama’s musical work, I had no idea that he was writing on the Anthropocene, a subject on many pages and minds these days. This intersectional focus on theory and practice is clearly established as…