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Prudence Gibson

Prudence Gibson is author of Janet Laurence:The Pharmacy of Plants (2016) and coeditor of Aesthetics After Finitude (2016). She is working on a new book on plants and art. Her previous book was The Rapture of Death (2010). She teaches in creative writing at the University of New South Wales and has published seven academic peer-review journal essays and seven short stories, appearing in fiction journals, Antipodes, Eureka Street, Etchings Journal, and Blood. Gibson has published over 380 articles, reviews, and catalogue essays on art for Artlink, Australian Art Collector, Vogue, The Australian, Art Monthly, The Conversation, and other platforms. She has curated art exhibitions: The Carpentry of Speculative Things, Alaska Projects 2013, and The Pharmacy of Love and Hate MCA Artbar (2013), with an exhibition Aesthetics after Finitude (2015) at UNSW. Her research interests include plant philosophy and the nexus of plant science and art.

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