Form, art and the environment : engaging in sustainability / Nathalie Blanc and Barbara L. Benish

By: Blanc, Nathalie.
Benish, Barbara L.
ISBN: 9781138960404 (hardback).Edition: 1st ed.Publisher: London : Routledge, 2017Description: xvii, 224 p., [16] p. de làm.Series: Routledge studies in culture and sustainable development.Online resources: Ressenya a Interacció Summary: Form, Art and the Environment: Engaging in Sustainability adopts a pluralistic perspective of environmental artistic processes in order to examine the contributions of the arts in promoting sustainable development and culture at a grassroots level and its potential as a catalyst for social change and awareness. This book investigates how community arts, environmental creativity, and the changing role of artists in the Polis contribute to the goal of a sustainable future from a number of interdisciplinary perspectives. From considering the role that art works play in revealing local environmental problems such as biodiversity, public transportation and energy issues, to examining the way in which artists and art works enrich our multidimensional understanding of culture and sustainable development, Form, Art and the Environment advocates the inestimable value ofart as an expressive force in promoting sustainable culture and conscious development. Utilising a broad range of case studies and analysis from a body of work collected through the international environmental COAL prize, this book examines the evolution of the relationship between culture and the environment. This book will be of interest to practitioners of the environmental arts, culture and sustainable development and students of Art, Environmental Science, and International Policy and Planning Development. (Font: Editor)
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Form, Art and the Environment: Engaging in Sustainability adopts a pluralistic perspective of environmental artistic processes in order to examine the contributions of the arts in promoting sustainable development and culture at a grassroots level and its potential as a catalyst for social change and awareness.
This book investigates how community arts, environmental creativity, and the changing role of artists in the Polis contribute to the goal of a sustainable future from a number of interdisciplinary perspectives. From considering the role that art works play in revealing local environmental problems such as biodiversity, public transportation and energy issues, to examining the way in which artists and art works enrich our multidimensional understanding of culture and sustainable development, Form, Art and the Environment advocates the inestimable value ofart as an expressive force in promoting sustainable culture and conscious development. Utilising a broad range of case studies and analysis from a body of work collected through the international environmental COAL prize, this book examines the evolution of the relationship between culture and the environment.
This book will be of interest to practitioners of the environmental arts, culture and sustainable development and students of Art, Environmental Science, and International Policy and Planning Development. (Font: Editor)

List of illustrations -- Series introduction -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Part 1. Metamorphosis: art and the environment: 1. Expeditions, Earth and an emerging ecology ; 2. State of the art ; 3. Mysteries, tensions, questions -- Part II. Deciphering emerging forms: 4. Three green threads ; 5. Towards a new epistemology -- Part III. Experiencing the living and arts transformation: 6. Depictions of the living ; 7. An aesthetic of repair ; 8. The demiurgic gesture -- Part IV. The actors of the art-ecosystem: 9. Making new local economic cycles: artist as player and catalyser of civil society ; 10. Creative individuals: local production, lifestyle and Robinson Crusoe ; 11. Macro to micro: artist as scientist, engineers and designers -- Part V. Re-embedding forms: a transformed public: 12. Deception: Dada to Smithson ; 13. Taking it seriously and the refusal to accept permanence ; 14. Passive audience/acting public -- Part VI. Markets to micro-utopias: contextualising values: 15. The contextualisation of value ; 16. The great divide: artist and art ; 17. Micro-utopias: value scales ; Conclusion: art's sustaining blossom -- Bibliography -- Index

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