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Haere mai.

How monotonous our speaking becomes when we speak only to ourselves! And how insulting to the other beings … that no longer sense us talking to them, but only about them, as though they were not present in our world…” David Abram, Becoming Animal


E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e ngā karanga maha o te wā, tēnā koutou katoa. 


I’m a former academic and current public servant living on the ancestral lands of Te Ātiawa ki Whakarongotai in Te Ika-a-Māui (North Island) Aotearoa (New Zealand).


I’m interested in what it means for humans to live well with other animals, plants, materials, and forces of the earth.


This site is an archive of my written, photographic, and design research in multispecies anthropology. 


It also chronicles my attempts to “stay with the trouble” of everyday life in more-than-human communities on a small island and former British colony in the South Pacific. 


Ko Anne Galloway toku ingoa. 


Nō reira, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa.





Loving Gus … Getting to Know Sheep (2023)


“I can tell you that skinning sheep is hot and slippery work. I‘ve cut myself and seen the same layers of skin, fat, muscle and bone in my own body…”


Dirty Furniture #6 – Bed



Making Sheep-Kin at the End of the World (2022)


“To be allowed to sit with sheep, to earn their trust and have them accept you as their kindred, requires modulating your own body and spirit. Sheep move slowly, steadily, and deliberately—until they startle and bolt…”


Kinship Vol 03: Partners


Flock (2020)


“We often assume that domestication only means bringing something into the human world, under human control. But the sheep have domesticated me into their world as well…”


Anthropocene Unseen: A Lexicon




Portraits & photoessays of rural life.




Speculative design scenarios & role-playing games. 




anne AT morethanhumanlab DOT nz