Ecovention: Current Art to Transform Ecologies

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Author: 
Sue Spaid
Format: 
paperback, 153 pages
Publisher: 
The Contemporary Art Center, Cincinatti
Publication Date: 
June 2002
Price: 
$19.95
ISBN: 
9780917562747
Category: 
Exhibition Catalog
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yes

Coined in 1999, the term ecovention (ecology + invention) describes an artist initiated project that employs an inventive strategy to physically transform an ecosystem. This exciting publication has been designed and written to attract a diverse audience. Ecovention juxtaposes interesting ecological facts alongside case studies of projects artists have realized, in tandem with scientists and community members. Active ecovention sites that span the globe, from Australia to Kenya and Italy to the United States are documented in this book. This is a refreshing look into how artistic ideas can be combined with the sciences to create a healthier and more meaningful world!

 
People: Sue Spaid
Research: Sustainability
Tags: ecology