Julia Schlosser, MA, MFA, is a Los Angeles based artist, art historian and educator. Her artwork and writing elucidate the multilayered relationships formed between people and their pets. She is currently co-chairing the Living with Animals Conference, which will be held at Eastern Kentucky University in March of 2013.
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Her book chapter entitled “Tangible Affiliations: Photographic Representations of Touch Between Human and Animal Companions” was published in Experiencing Animal Minds: An Anthology of Animal-Human Encounters, Columbia University Press, in 2012. Her article entitled “Anhalten, sehen: Die Körper überfahrener Tiere in der Arbeit Steve Bakers” (“Stopping, Seeing: Bodies of Roadkilled Animals in the Work of Steve Baker”) was published in the German academic journal Tierstudien (Animal Studies), in the Fall 2012 issue. Recent artwork can be seen in The Lives of Others: The Work of Julia Schlosser, which features an article and curated portfolio of her photographic work by Ciara Ennis in exposure: The Journal of the Society for Photographic Education, Fall 2012, Vol. 45:2.
Currently she is a lecturer at California State University, Northridge and California State University, Los Angeles, where she teaches practice and history of photography, and writing and critical theory in the arts.
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