Tag Archives: rogue taxidermy

December 06

“Memento Mirmy” is online

My profile on ‘rogue taxidermist’ Mirmy Winn is now online on The Walrus Magazine‘s website. Mirmy is the Vancouver artist I met in the fall who creates  compelling work with, among other things, unloved mounted weasels and human bones. I will never forget the smell of the human skull she let me hold. The story […]

July 08

Taxidermy on the Brain

My mind has been a perfect storm of taxidermy lately. First, came all the talk about Yann Martel’s new book which uses taxidermy as an allegory for the holocaust. Then I was shown a link to the homepage of the Minnesota Association of Rogue Taxidermists, or MART. Just the term ‘rogue taxidermy’ gets me excited. […]