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Environmental Humanities (2021) 13 (2): 414–432.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Philip Hüpkes; Gabriele Dürbeck Abstract This article focuses on an important aspect of aesthetics in the context of the Anthropocene: the situatedness of aesthetic techniques and operations within earth’s (changing) materiality. Aesthetics is not only a way of making sensible but also contributes...
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Environmental Humanities (2013) 2 (1): 57–77.
Published: 01 May 2013
... and expressed the “sense of wonder” that was critical to Carson's ecological aesthetic, I argue, they also subsumed the new “frontier” of the world's oceans into the technological imperialism of the post-World War II United States. As new technologies allowed military and scientific researchers to see deeper...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 May 2018
... to particular lives and wider ecologies. It works on ecologies and bodies alike as a kind of wounding, one not simply or solely to the everyday stuff of biological life but to the very constitution of experience and expression. Critiquing and extending writing on climate, trauma, and aesthetic experience by E...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 132–166.
Published: 01 May 2020
... to the depths, engaging with the Caribbean Sea and contemporary artists who depict a gendered oceanic intimacy and aesthetics of diffraction and submergence. Building upon the 2017 exhibition Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago , curated by Tatiana Flores, this article...
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Environmental Humanities (2021) 13 (1): 181–200.
Published: 01 May 2021
... phenomenon that involves human and nonhuman bodies in a shared affective space. Last, the article reclaims Painlevé for contemporary concerns, linking aesthetics to ethics and politics and bodily movement to care for the world. © 2021 Franziska Strack 2021 This is an open access article distributed...
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Environmental Humanities (2022) 14 (2): 401–418.
Published: 01 July 2022
... as it becomes manifest to them. This article discusses, thus, the ways in which an ecologized ethics is linked to the aesthetic ground from which it emerges. 23. Deacon, Symbolic Species , 75–76 ; Kohn, How Forests Think , 50–51 . 24. Bateson, Steps to an Ecology of Mind , 457 . 25...
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Environmental Humanities (2023) 15 (2): 215–231.
Published: 01 July 2023
... fifteen years. In walking through the paths paved by the donkeys Dondolo and Giorgiana, I was slowly understanding other-than-human relations in the biome. I was becoming-with donkeys in their becoming-with land. Through my experimental aesthetic intervention in mediating the donkeys’ becoming-with land...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (2): 309–324.
Published: 01 November 2017
... as it is.” Their research is always characterized by a specific aesthetic style and by a particular “cosmic imagination,” as some have called it. Scientific knowledge of the universe is based on skilled judgments rather than on direct, unmediated perception. It is science, but it is also an art. This special section...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (2): 402–426.
Published: 01 November 2019
... in southern Ohio, both of which address these failures through the articulation of postextraction futurism , a critical method that combines environmental science and historically situated aesthetics to remediate ecological and social injustices associated with extraction. Both projects emerge from...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 5 (1): 217–232.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Wolfgang Struck Abstract While, within the last decades, the atlas has lost its dominance as a medium of spatial representation to digital media, it has recently attracted a significant aesthetic interest. Artists and writers have created books that are explicitly or implicitly linked to the atlas...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 267–284.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and fungible. To counteract this, farmers who care for soil integrity use various heuristic and aesthetic strategies to render soil integrity more perceptible and intelligible. The author considers how a keener perception of soil integrity may enable greater attunement toward the soil condition...
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Environmental Humanities (2023) 15 (3): 251–265.
Published: 01 November 2023
... existence. Geological humanism refers to the way that themes of earthly existence routinely influenced the status and meaning of being human, culturally and within the sciences, with the collapse of Enlightenment aesthetics of symmetry, purpose, and order in the late eighteenth century. While earth sciences...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (2): 280–301.
Published: 01 November 2019
...) social relations and mechanisms of signification.” 12 Through narrative, poetic, and visual representations, we consider how aesthetic engagements with Seascale register a history of affective connections between people and nature. The history we trace here is exemplary of our era of “liquid...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 88–112.
Published: 01 May 2020
... with artists and researchers internationally, I ask what it would mean to ferment feminism? How would exposing feminism to fermentation, or the transformative action of microbes, 1 change the conversation around present-day transnational feminisms—and its politics, aesthetics, and ethics...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 5 (1): 149–153.
Published: 01 May 2014
... to address the concept of the Anthropocene? We have, quite intentionally, included essays that vary with regard to materials and approaches. What they share is a concern with the challenges of representing a concept at once wholly abstract and alarmingly material in aesthetically, rhetorically...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 338–342.
Published: 01 May 2018
... while paradoxically feeling displaced. 6 When envisioned from the perspective of the aesthetic encounters of art and the Anthropocene, installation produces aesthetic sensibilities about whether human beings can imagine less destructive ways of interacting with the world. With its double meanings...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (2): 235–239.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... Undermanaged graveyards had emerged as stag beetle hotspots, and we were there to count the beetles, to put decay on the map, and to help foment popular support for rot. We wanted to rewild urban parks and gardens, offering aesthetic stag beetle nesting boxes, square wooden chambers for burial filled...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (2): 370–396.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., media practice has an “ethico-aesthetic” potential that implies a participation in something larger than the human projects it feeds, and whose effects matter , in the double sense of the word. 42 They all write extensively about media art and experimental media, demonstrating the ways in which open...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 173–178.
Published: 01 May 2020
... measurement, poetics, and aesthetics 12 but also interview, participant observation, even survey. What can we learn from surfers, divers, spear fishers, swimmers, surf lifesavers—people who know the ocean well? “I have learnt a great deal from those ‘ocean-users,’” one of us tells the others, “which I...
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Environmental Humanities (2024) 16 (1): 261–264.
Published: 01 March 2024
... of the body to external stimuli—and plant life growing out of them, Yi’s work stages skin as sensory infrastructures that mediate the viewer’s aesthetic encounter with nonhuman life. Sensory media enfolding the viewer into the aesthetic ecology of skin, Yi’s frames dramatize the haptic hub of human...