(…) These and other concerns are not new and have been present for many years, continuing to grow in the voices and perspectives that have been brought to the public’s eye by landscape architects, artists, architects, geographers, sociologists, anthropologists or philosophers. [read more]
by Ilkka Halso
Scaffoldings are covering objects of nature instead of houses and man-made objects. Trees, boulders, rock faces and fields are under repair.
by Lori Nix and Kathleen Gerber
Long ago man entered the landscape and forced nature to his will. Once grand, and emblematic of strength and prosperity, they now appear abused and in decay, and it is uncertain how they will continue to (de)evolve.
by Regan Rosburg
How does one have a funeral for habitat loss, let alone the death of our most treasured ideals and ethics? When we cannot mourn something (via ceremony, symbol, or symbolic act) we enter a state of melancholia. When that loss is related to the Earth, it is considered environmental melancholia.
Suggestion: Looking back to Christian Frei’s Space Tourists documentary, which not only celebrates its 10 years since its release, but
by 100Landschaftsarchitektur [Thilo Folkerts]
(…) any garden is about struggle, it is a fight about creating and achieving a certain order and then maintaining it – quite often at odds against nature.
The 2 hectare wilderness became home to a temporary wooden maze structure, with a permanent stone labyrinth, built with the community, at its centre.
by Monika Gora [GORA art&landscape ab]
By walking in the area, I transform the landscape into a physical experience. I make myself familiar with it, touch it and let it touch me. I turn myself into the touchstone. I find places near the beaten tack, to rest and experience myself in the landscape that surrounds me.
by Xavi Bou
Ornitographies is a balance between art and science; a nature-based dissemination project and a visual poetry exercise but above all, an invitation to perceive the world with the same curious and innocent look of the child we once were.
by Kathleen Vance
These works bring nature back into ones every day life and the hurried pace of each person’s travels can be slowed to a moment of respite for contemplation and reflection.