Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Land, Art: A Cultural Ecology Handbook Hardcover – 26 Jul 2006


See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Hardcover
£40.00
click to open popover

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.



Product details

  • Hardcover: 280 pages
  • Publisher: RSA (26 July 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0901469572
  • ISBN-13: 978-0901469571
  • Package Dimensions: 24 x 17.4 x 3.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,607,842 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
    If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

  • See Complete Table of Contents

Product description

Synopsis

This text is edited by Max Andrews. It includes contributions by Jeffrey Kastner, Lucy Lippard, Cameron Sinclair, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Winona LaDuke, Jimmie Durham, the Worldwatch Institute, David Toop, Natascha Sadr Haghighian, Thomas Hirschhorn, Stephanie Smith, Nils Norman, Zhang Wei, Kirstine Roepstorff, Michael Shellenberger, and Ted Nordhaus. Today's interdisciplinary understanding of ecology articulates a web of relations that goes way beyond 'environmentalism'. Likewise, contemporary art is a radically diversified field, concerned with processes as varied as corporate politics, urban planning, agriculture, tourism, or ethnic justice. Accompanying the first year of the RSA's Arts and Ecology programme, this compendium of essays, dialogues and commissioned projects by artists, ecologists, cultural theorists, activists and curators explores art's varied modes of response to notions of territory, the Earth and the emergencies of 21st century. In part a genealogy of 'land' and what has been understood by 'the environment' since the 1960s, the publication proposes and tests if and how our conceptions of art and artists are relevant to a global debate about the future of the planet, and where, how and why art might operate.

From the Publisher

LAND, ART: A Cultural Ecology Handbook is part of the Arts &
Ecology programme initiated by the Royal Society for the encouragement of
Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) in 2005 and developed in partnership
with Arts Council England. Throughout the Arts & Ecology programme and
within the context of this new publication we aim to profile, encourage and
support artists in addressing ecological concerns.


Customer reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon.com

Amazon.com: 3.5 out of 5 stars 3 reviews
Bonnie L Fortune
5.0 out of 5 starsSharing a review of this book with images.
11 December 2013 - Published on Amazon.com
One person found this helpful.
D. L. Dean
1.0 out of 5 starsno door to the ivory tower
12 October 2010 - Published on Amazon.com
2 people found this helpful.
Ms C. Fitzgerald
5.0 out of 5 starsbest book on art and ecology now out of print
3 April 2011 - Published on Amazon.com
One person found this helpful.

Where's My Stuff?

Delivery and Returns

Need Help?