Ron Broglio

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Ron Broglio is a writer and documentary filmmaker, who received a CAF grant for his work. His research focuses on how philosophy and aesthetics can help us rethink the relationship between humans and the environment. His book Surface Encounters: Thinking with Animals and Art (University of Minnesota Press, 2011) asks what is an animal phenomenology and how might it be thought through art.Technologies of the Picturesque: British Art, Poetry, and Instruments 1750-1830  (Bucknell, 2008) considers the influence of technology in British landscape aesthetics while. Current projects include a dairy cattle art installation, a book project on the animal revolution, and work synthesizing biopower in British Romantic labor class poetry and agriculture.