365 Plants at CASCO

This project at the Travelling Farm Museum in Leidsche Rijn (Utrecht) is of interest to the EHC community: 365 PLANTS by Dutch artist Mariëlle Videler is an artwork that is part of an ongoing project that consists of 365 BIRDS / 365 PLANTS / 365 INSECTS.

ENTANGLEMENTS: Rosemary Joyce on Nuclear Landscapes

The global nuclear industry has for decades used sites like Stonehenge to justify designs for long-term markers to be placed over nuclear waste repositories to ensure they are not violated in distant, imagined futures. Alternative proposals propose a variety of aesthetic installations as alternative ways of marking the contaminated landscapes under construction. Moving back and forth between the proposals rooted in cultural heritage thinking, and those aligned with art worlds, this talk questions how both imagine human intentions as singularly effective in structuring place over spans of thousands of years.

Environmental art in Tegenlicht (TV) and Pakhuis de Zwijger

The most recent transmission of the Dutch television program tegenlicht, entitled ‘Cultuurbarbaren’ is devoted to the relation of art and activism, including highly interesting examples of environmental arts, such as the work of Femke Herregraven or the ‘dark ecology’ journey organized by Amsterdam’s Sonic Acts festival. In the transmission, available online, amongst others, Herregraven explains... Continue Reading →

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