Duke & Battersby Here is Everything, capture vidéo | video still, 2013. Photo : permission des artistes | courtesy of the artists

Subtitling their website with the motto “Art is for Empathy,” Canadian artist duo Duke & Battersby take a philosophical interest in the relationships between human and non- human animals. Emotion lies at the heart of their video installations and experimental short films, in which they mix animation, shot sequences, and found footage to present animal characters expressing reflections that are both satirical and poetic.

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