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Clayton Campbell, 'Wild Kingdom' at Coagula Curatorial

Lisa Derrick | Posted 08.11.2016 | Arts
Lisa Derrick

In Wild Kingdom, Campbell shows that as individuals, our dependency on technology blinds us to precipices and predators, to each other. We are living vicariously when we look at a diorama; we live vicariously -- and allow others to live vicariously -- through social media.

Natural History Dioramas: Seeing Through to the Other Side

Ross MacPhee | Posted 12.18.2012 | Science
Ross MacPhee

Great dioramas are really a form of theater, telling you a visual story that can be amplified, but never replaced, by text or voice. They force your imagination to work, so that missing dimensions like movement and the elapse of time are provided instead by the mind's eye.