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Art & Ecology Now

Art & Ecology Now

  • Author: Andrew Brown
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780500239162
  • Category: Art
  • Page: 255
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Eco awareness has had an enormous impact across all cultural and political spectrums, not least in the art world. This accessible and thought-provoking book is the first in-depth exploration of the ways in which contemporary artists are confronting nature, the environment, climate change and ecology. Organized into six chapters, the book moves through the various levels of artists engagement, from those who act as independent commentators, documenting and reflecting on nature, to those who use the physical environment as the raw material for their art, and those committed activists who set out to make art that transforms both our attitudes and our habits. More than 300 illustrations feature the work of 95 artists and art collectives from all over the world, including The Artist as Family, Nyaba Leon Ouedraogo, Yao Lu, Tue Greenfort, Eva Jospin, Ravi Agarwal, Nadav Kander, Naoya Hatakeyama, Tattfoo Tan, Berndnaut Smilde, Simon Starling, and Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla.

Landscape into Eco Art

Landscape into Eco Art

Articulations of Nature Since the ’60s

  • Author: Mark Cheetham
  • Publisher: Penn State Press
  • ISBN: 0271081406
  • Category: Art
  • Page: 256
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Dedicated to an articulation of the earth from broadly ecological perspectives, eco art is a vibrant subset of contemporary art that addresses the widespread public concern with rapid climate change and related environmental issues. In Landscape into Eco Art, Mark Cheetham systematically examines connections and divergences between contemporary eco art, land art of the 1960s and 1970s, and the historical genre of landscape painting. Through eight thematic case studies that illuminate what eco art means in practice, reception, and history, Cheetham places the form in a longer and broader art-historical context. He considers a wide range of media—from painting, sculpture, and photography to artists’ films, video, sound work, animation, and installation—and analyzes the work of internationally prominent artists such as Olafur Eliasson, Nancy Holt, Mark Dion, and Robert Smithson. In doing so, Cheetham reveals eco art to be a dynamic extension of a long tradition of landscape depiction in the West that boldly enters into today’s debates on climate science, government policy, and our collective and individual responsibility to the planet. An ambitious intervention into eco-criticism and the environmental humanities, this volume provides original ways to understand the issues and practices of eco art in the Anthropocene. Art historians, humanities scholars, and lay readers interested in contemporary art and the environment will find Cheetham’s work valuable and invigorating.

Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology

Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology

  • Author: Willis J. Jenkins,Mary Evelyn Tucker,John Grim
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1317655338
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 462
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The moral values and interpretive systems of religions are crucially involved in how people imagine the challenges of sustainability and how societies mobilize to enhance ecosystem resilience and human well-being. The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology provides the most comprehensive and authoritative overview of the field. It encourages both appreciative and critical angles regarding religious traditions, communities, attitude, and practices. It presents contrasting ways of thinking about "religion" and about "ecology" and about ways of connecting the two terms. Written by a team of leading international experts, the Handbook discusses dynamics of change within religious traditions as well as their roles in responding to global challenges such as climate change, water, conservation, food and population. It explores the interpretations of indigenous traditions regarding modern environmental problems drawing on such concepts as lifeway and indigenous knowledge. This volume uniquely intersects the field of religion and ecology with new directions within the humanities and the sciences. This interdisciplinary volume is an essential reference for scholars and students across the social sciences and humanities and for all those looking to understand the significance of religion in environmental studies and policy.

Machine Art in the Twentieth Century

Machine Art in the Twentieth Century

  • Author: Andreas Broeckmann
  • Publisher: MIT Press
  • ISBN: 0262035065
  • Category: Art
  • Page: 392
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An investigation of artists' engagement with technical systems, tracing art historical lineages that connect works of different periods.

Our Anthropocene: Eco Crises

Our Anthropocene: Eco Crises

  • Author: Gary van Wyk
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • ISBN: 1387693247
  • Category:
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Public Art (Now)

Public Art (Now)

Out of Time, Out of Place

  • Author: Claire Doherty
  • Publisher: Art / Books
  • ISBN: 1908970170
  • Category: Art
  • Page: 256
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Public Art (Now): Out of Time, Out of Place is the first survey of progressive public art from around the world. It presents some of the most significant artworks in the public realm from the last decade, challenging preconceptions about where, when and how public art takes place. The face of public art is changing. For decades, art in the public realm has been characterized by the landmark sculpture or spectacular outdoor event that helps to define or brand a place. But in recent years, a new wave of international artists and producers has rejected the monumental scale and mass appeal of such artworks. Instead, these individuals and groups favour unconventional forms that unsettle rather than authenticate a place's identity; disrupt rather than embellish a particular location; and contest rather than validate the design and function of public space. Performed interactions, collaborative social movements and small-scale subversive acts are just some of the unorthodox approaches taken by these artists. Their works challenge preconceived ideas about the role of art in place-making as they seek to remake places through radical forms and practices. Public Art (Now): Out of Time, Out of Place presents the artists who have been redefining the practice of public art over the past decade. They directly address the most pressing issues of our time, including the encroachment of corporate concerns on public space, the implications of global migration and the isolation of the individual, and the potential of collective action to share the future of our towns and cities. Some forty key works from around the world are organized into five sections – 'Displacement', 'Intervention', 'Disorientation', 'Occupation' and 'Perpetuation' – with detailed descriptions and dozens of installation and process shots. Interviews and quotes from practitioners, commissioners and commentators reveal the impetus and context for the projects, while the editor's introduction sets out the conceptual, practical and ethical issues raised by the works. Bringing together the most significant artworks in the public realm of the last ten years – from ephemeral interventions to long-term ongoing projects – this dynamic survey is an essential reference for anyone interested in the ideas, issues and impulses behind progressive public art, and an accessible introduction to one of the most vibrant areas of contemporary art.

The Green Bloc

The Green Bloc

Neo-avant-garde Art and Ecology under Socialism

  • Author: Maja Fowkes
  • Publisher: Central European University Press
  • ISBN: 9633860687
  • Category: Art
  • Page: 308
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This book examines the approaches of renowned Central European artists to the natural environment, uncovering an up till now largely unrecognized aspect of their work, which has regularly been analyzed through socio-political contexts, but rarely in terms of ecology. It focuses on the period after 1968, which not only brought changes to the political landscape of Eastern Europe, but shifted artistic practice towards conceptualism and was instrumental in spreading environmental consciousness. It comparatively investigates artists and artist groups from Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary, Slovakia and Czech Republic, at the moment when art exited the gallery and entered the natural environment, while socialist governments attempted to keep control over information about the real state of environmental pollution and block globally emerging ecological discourse. Apart from embedding artistic production in social, political and environmental histories of the region, this book also addresses the problem of art history as a discipline under socialism, presents a more complete picture of its neo-avant-garde art and constitutes an unprecedented application of the ecological paradigm to art history. It demonstrates the creativity, inventiveness and astuteness of Central European artists whose vision could not be controlled by any imposed borders at the dawn of global awareness of ecological crisis.

Show Your Work!

Show Your Work!

10 Wege, auf sich aufmerksam zu machen - Zeig, was du kannst! - New York Times Bestseller

  • Author: Austin Kleon
  • Publisher: Mosaik Verlag
  • ISBN: 3641178835
  • Category: Self-Help
  • Page: 224
  • View: 2372
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Die 10 ultimativen Regeln, um entdeckt zu werden Wie werde ich entdeckt? Austin Kleon weiß, wie‘s geht. In „Alles nur geklaut“ beschrieb er, wie man die eigene Kreativität findet. Nun erklärt er, wie man den entscheidenden nächsten Schritt macht: zeigen, was man kann. Dazu muss man so präsent und interessant sein, dass andere die eigene Arbeit gar nicht ignorieren können. In 10 einfachen Regeln zeigt Kleon, wie man auf die eigenen Ideen aufmerksam macht. Ein Handbuch für alle, die es eigentlich hassen, Werbung für sich selbst zu machen.

Ecological aesthetics

Ecological aesthetics

art in environmental design : theory and practice

  • Author: Heike Strelow
  • Publisher: Birkhauser
  • ISBN: 3764324236
  • Category: Avant-garde (Aesthetics)
  • Page: 255
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Interdisziplinares Grundlagenwerk zur Umweltgestaltung durch naturbezogene Kunst und Landschaftsarchitektur, das die vielfaltigen Aspekte okologischer Asthetik aus der Sicht von Kunstlern, Landschaftsarchitekten, Wissenschaftlern, Philosophen und Politikern beschreibt."

Martin Heidegger on Technology, Ecology, and the Arts

Martin Heidegger on Technology, Ecology, and the Arts

  • Author: A. Lack
  • Publisher: Springer
  • ISBN: 1137487453
  • Category: Philosophy
  • Page: 112
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Lack begins with a discussion of Max Weber's analysis of the disenchantment of the world and proceeds to develop Heidegger's philosophy in a way that suggests a "re-enchantment" of the world that faces the modern condition squarely, without nostalgia.

The Ethics of Art

The Ethics of Art

Ecological Turns in the Performing Arts

  • Author: Guy Cools,Pascal Gielen,Karolien Byttebier,Sidi Cherkaoui
  • Publisher: Valiz/Antennae Series
  • ISBN: 9789078088875
  • Category: Art
  • Page: 352
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"The Ethics of Art" explores the growing ethical consciousness within the artistic community, as it relates to art's production and distribution mechanisms. It attempts to show how the artistic community engages in creative, social dialogue based upon the potential of the body. The first of this book's two sections, "Ecosophy," focuses on eco-art practices and the ways in which the ethical turn in the arts implies a greater receptivity to our environment. The second section addresses the contemporary dance scene as an example of this phenomenon, showing how it exhibits renewed interest in "caring" for one's body, rather than transgressing it, both on the individual level and on that of the larger "body politic" of cooperation and collaboration. In this volume, the singular voices of artists are as important as the scholarly contributions.

Laudato si

Laudato si

Die Umwelt-Enzyklika des Papstes

  • Author: Franziskus (Papst),
  • Publisher: Verlag Herder GmbH
  • ISBN: 345180736X
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 288
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Mit großer Spannung wurde sie erwartet, auch von Nicht-Katholiken: Die Umwelt-Enzyklika von Papst Franziskus nimmt die heute entscheidenden Themen in den Blick; es geht um die geht um soziale, ökologische und politische Zusammenhänge. Wohl selten war ein päpstliches Schreiben so aktuell und brisant und vor allem relevant für alle Gesellschaftsschichten und Menschen weltweit. Mit "Laudato si" beweist Franziskus, dass die Kirche nach wie vor eine unverzichtbare Stimme im Diskurs zur Gestaltung der modernen Welt ist. Wer verstehen will, wie Papst und Kirche die großen Herausforderungen unserer Zeit bestehen wollen, kommt an diesem Werk nicht vorbei. Ein Muss für jeden, der an den drängenden Fragen unserer Zeit interessiert ist.

Schlangen

Schlangen

Faszination einer unbekannten Welt

  • Author: Harry W. Greene
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag
  • ISBN: 3034850735
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 347
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Dieses Buch handelt von den faszinierenden und gleichzeitig gefürchtetsten Geschöpfen, die die Natur hervorgebracht hat. Seit jeher haben Menschen Schlangen mit Neugier und Angst, aber auch mit Ehrfurcht und Abscheu betrachtet. Schlangen bedeuten extreme Gefahr, Ungewissheit, jedoch auch wertvolle Nahrung. In vielen Kulturen symbolisieren sie besonders Positives: Fruchtbarkeit, Verjüngung, auch Frieden oder Heilung. Das Buch ist in drei Teile gegliedert. Im ersten geht es um die Klassifikation und die allgemeine Biologie von Schlangen. Teil II gibt einen Überblick über alle wichtigen systematischen Gruppen der Serpentes. Im dritten und abschliessenden Teil sind Evolution und Biogeographie von Schlangen das Thema. Harry W. Greene und die Photographen Michael und Patricia Fogden führen Wissenschaft und Kunst zusammen, um dem Leser die Schönheit und Faszination dieser Tiere zu vermitteln. Herausgekommen ist so eine einzigartige Lektüre für interessierte Laien sowie für Biologen, Herpetologen und Terrarianer.

Ecology and the Arts in Ancient Panama

Ecology and the Arts in Ancient Panama

On the Development of Social Rank and Symbolism in the Central Provinces

  • Author: Olga F. Linares
  • Publisher: Dumbarton Oaks
  • ISBN: 9780884020691
  • Category: Art
  • Page: 86
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Olga Linares offers a reinterpretation of the Classic rank-societies of the central Panamanian provinces based on archaeological, ecological, iconographic, ethnohistoric, and ethnographic evidence, and concludes that the art style of this area used animal motifs as a metaphor in expressing the qualities of aggression and hostility characteristic of social and political life in the central provinces.

Information Arts

Information Arts

Intersections of Art, Science, and Technology

  • Author: Stephen Wilson
  • Publisher: MIT Press
  • ISBN: 9780262731584
  • Category: Art
  • Page: 945
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An introduction to the work and ideas of artists who use—and even influence—science and technology.

Kunstformen der Natur

Kunstformen der Natur

  • Author: Ernst Haeckel
  • Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
  • ISBN: 3867415773
  • Category:
  • Page: 400
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"Die Natur erzeugt im ihrem Scho e eine unersch pfliche F lle von wunderbaren Gestalten, durch deren Sch nheit und Mannigfaltigkeit alle vom Menschen geschaffenen Kunstformen weitaus bertroffen werden." Der Naturwissenschaftler Ernst Haeckel stellt in seinem Werk sthetische Formen aus Bereichen der Botanik und der Zoologie zusammen. Zahlreiche Schwarzwei - und Farbabbildungen. Nachdruck der Komplettausgabe von 1904 mit 100 Tafeln und dem "Supplement-Heft" .

Elemental

Elemental

An Arts and Ecology Reader

  • Author: James Brady
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780993219207
  • Category: Ecology in art
  • Page: 208
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Elemental is an 'introductory reader', comprising a unique collection of essays by some of the world's leading artists, activists, curators and writers currently working in the expansive, interdisciplinary field of arts and ecology. The book presents critical reflections, and philosophies on a variety of eco-art practices and methodologies.--http://www.cornerhousepublications.org.

Land und Environmental Art

Land und Environmental Art

  • Author: Brian Wallis
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780714894089
  • Category:
  • Page: 203
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Lektionen der Wildnis

Lektionen der Wildnis

  • Author: Gary Snyder
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783882216578
  • Category:
  • Page: 263
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A Companion to American Art

A Companion to American Art

  • Author: John Davis,Jennifer A. Greenhill,Jason D. LaFountain
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118542495
  • Category: Art
  • Page: 680
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A Companion to American Art presents 35 newly-commissioned essays by leading scholars that explore the methodology, historiography, and current state of the field of American art history. Features contributions from a balance of established and emerging scholars, art and architectural historians, and other specialists Includes several paired essays to emphasize dialogue and debate between scholars on important contemporary issues in American art history Examines topics such as the methodological stakes in the writing of American art history, changing ideas about what constitutes “Americanness,” and the relationship of art to public culture Offers a fascinating portrait of the evolution and current state of the field of American art history and suggests future directions of scholarship