Artistic Visions of the Anthropocene North: Climate Change and Nature in Art

1st Edition

Gry Hedin, Ann-Sofie N. Gremaud

Routledge
Published March 16, 2018
Reference - 170 Pages
ISBN 9781138232631 - CAT# Y308976
Series: Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

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Summary

In the era of the Anthropocene, artists and scientists are facing a new paradigm in their attempts to represent nature. Seven chapters, which focus on art from 1780 to the present that engages with Nordic landscapes, argue that a number of artists in this period work in the intersection between art, science, and media technologies to examine the human impact on these landscapes and question the blurred boundaries between nature and the human. Canadian artists such as Lawren Harris and Geronimo Inutiq are considered alongside artists from Scandinavia and Iceland such as J.C. Dahl, Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Toril Johannessen, and Björk.

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