Tagged: Arts

Turtle shell on soil with yellow and pink flowers on it

Honoring Animal Lives through Memorials

Amanda Stronza creates memorials for animals killed on roads and sidewalks by pairing striking photographs with dedicatory text. Through this practice, she invites onlookers to “see, care, and be reminded of the bonds we share with the nonhuman world.”

Three drawings of a volcano erupting, palm tree and woman standing near the volcano

Visualizing the Volcanic Caribbean

Weaving a reflective essay with a virtual gallery, artist Kwynn Johnson draws upon the rich history of volcano-inspired art to creatively reimagine the twenty-first-century Caribbean landscape.

Large yellow bird holds teddy bear on an air plane

An Ecological Case for Cuteness

Many environmentalists are suspicious of cute mascots. Evelyn Ramiel invites us to open our hearts to cute characters that create ecologies of care.

A wooden bookcase with jars of colorful plastic objects on the shelves

Art for Our Plastic Present

Natalie Wright reviews an exhibit on “Plastic Entanglements” at the Chazen Museum of Art which explores questions of our plastic, synthetic world.