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What a dog might tell us: artist Jo Longhurst on our relationship with canines

16 Oct 2012

Free event on Tuesday 23 October, 6-8pm) at The Manchester Museum

What a dog might tell us: on photography, perfectibility, and the aesthetics of breed

Book on 0161 275 2648, free, adults

For several years Jo worked with eminent British Whippet breeders, photographing their dogs by bloodline, exploring their quest for the perfect dog.

In this illustrated talk, Jo will discuss the making of The Refusal, the resulting body of work which foregrounds the intimate relationship between human and dog. Her works include photographs, stereoscopic installations and projections, video and performance.

Linked to our Breed: The British & their Dogs exhibition.

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