Conference Papers and Public Lectures

On the Oblique Imperative: An Examination of the Obfuscating Nature of Spectacle in Art and Conservation, by Mark Wilson & Bryndís Snæbjörnsdóttir for International Conference Minding Animals 4, Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico City. 2018

You Must Carry Me Now: on Grieving and Extinction, by Mark Wilson & Bryndís Snæbjörnsdóttir for International Conference Minding Animals 4, Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico City. 2018

Searching for Stipa: Revealing Plant Biographies across Habitats
Bryndís Snæbjörnsdóttir & Mark Wilson for Out of Time, the 31st annual meeting of the Society for Literature Science and the Arts (SLSA) Conference, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA (9th to 12th Nov 2017)

On the Oblique Imperative: An Examination of the Obfuscating Nature of Spectacle in Art and Conservation Mark Wilson & Bryndís Snæbjörnsdóttir for Out of Time, the 31st annual meeting of the Society for Literature Science and the Arts (SLSA) Conference, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA (9th to 12th Nov 2017)

Matrix: At the Center of Periphery: Climate Displacement, Immigration and Artists of Social Action Arctic Circle International Conference, Iceland (October 2016)

Untying the knots: Relational Art and the Meetings of Species. Mensch-Tier-Kontakte in Kunst, Erlangen, Nuremburg, (November 2016)

Taxidermy Art & the Animal Question: A Symposium, Dead Animals, or the curious occurence of taxidermy in contemporary art, Brown University, Providence, US – paper: Fading Symbols, Disappearing Worlds: The Cultural Lives of Endangered Species Feb 26th-27th 2016

Action – a twisted relation to the object, Icelandic Art Academy   (28th – 30th of Jan 2016)

After-Biopolitics, Society for Literature Science and the Arts (SLSA) Conference, Rice University, Houston, Texas (12th to 15th Nov 2015) -paper delivered You Must Carry Me Now

Visualising the Animal, University of Cumbria. Paper delivered You Must Carry Me Now. 2015

Anthropocene Campus, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin (commentator and lecture) 16-24th November 2014

Art + Environment Conference, Nevada Museum of Art. Paper: nanoq and the Indeterminate North, October 9th – 11th 2014

Further North Conference, University of Northumbria, Newcastle on Tyne. Paper: Ecologies of Uncertainty: The Indeterminate North 4th – 5th September 2014

Practicing (in) Uncertainty Colloquium, Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts, London – paper: What’s Lost is Found, 2014

Lecture series on Taxidermy to accompany an exhibition on the same at the Icehouse, Phoenix, Arizona, November 2013

ECSITE – The European Network of Science Centres and Museums annual 2013 conference Gothenburg, presentation to be delivered in a session titled, Limits and Authority: what’s allowed? convenor: Bergit Arends, Curator of contemporary art, Natural History Museum, London. 6-8.06 2013

Doing Research, Symposium on artistic research organized by EARN and dOCUMENTA13. Paper delivered. 2012

Animal Matters, University of Oslo; Text, Art & Materiality – workshop. Paper presentation. The Significant Unreliability of Things: Animal Matters and Contemporary Art. 2012

Feral Attraction. Minding Animals Conference, Utrecht, 4.07 2012.

Wild, BASN – British Animal Studies Network, Strathclyde University, Glasgow, (paper delivered) 25 – 26.05 2012.

Animal Gaze Returned Conference Paper, Vanishing Point: Where Species Meet, 27 – 28.10 2011

Interactive Futures’11: Animal Influence, Conference Paper,  in Vancouver, B.C. Canada. 17 -19.11 2011

Representing Animals (in Britain) Conference paper – What We Can Do: Art Methodologies, University of Rennes, France, 20-21.10 2011

People, Places, Stories, Conference paper, Uncertainty, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden, 28-30.09 2011

Cultures of Preservation, Conference paper – between you. nanoq and me, the ambition and inadequacies of representation in the prepared skins of animals conference subtitle: Taxidermy – Animal Skin and Colonial Practice, at the Natural History Museum London,  with Petra Lange Berndt, Mark Dion, Robert Williams,Tessa Farmer, Richard Sabin, Sam Alberti, 12 -14.05 2011,

Lecture, Department of Culture and Oriental Studies, Oslo University. 2010

Animal Movements – Moving Animals, Keynote Lecture, Uppsala University. 2010

INTERSPECIES, Art Catalyst, London, 2009

Transmission lecture series at Sheffield University, 2009

Tier Werden/Mensch Werden, symposium in connection with exhibition at NGBK and Georg-Koleb-Museum Berlin, Curated by Jessica and Martin Ullrich (8 -11.05 2009)

Meet Animal Meat, Uppsala University, 2009

Minding Animals, Newcastle University, Australia, 2009

Animal Gaze, London Metropolitan University, 2008

Art & Research, Icelandic Art Academy, Reykjavík. 2008

Royal Geographical Society, London. 2008

Art and Climate Change, Melbourne, Australia, 2008

Cornerhouse Manchester, 30th January 2007

Horniman Museum, London 1st March 2007.

Visualizing Animals, State College, Penn State US. 1- 2.04 2007

Georgia Tech, Atlanta, US 5.04 2007

Georgia State University, Atlanta, US. 6.04 2007

California College of Arts, San Francisco, US, 11.04 2007

Annual Meeting US Cultural Studies Association, Portland, Oregon 18-22.04  2007

Society Animals & Gender, Uppsala, 26-29.08 2007

Animal Afterlives, Glasgow University, 22.11 2006

Ecology and Landscape. University of Iceland 25.10 2006

Images of the North, Reykjavík Academy, 24-26.02 2006.

Bristol Museum and Art Gallery – 11.03 2006.

Nature of Spaces, Art & Environment, Institute of Philosophy, University of Iceland. 9.06 2005

9th Istanbul Biennale, 17-18.09 2005. Artistic Research Seminar.

KUNO Conference Reykjavik 7 -8.10 2005

Oxford Natural History Museum, 14.09 2005

Sensuous Knowledge, Bergen, Norway 26 – 28.10 2005