What is environmental art? Is it art that is connected to site or place? Does it come in a particular size, shape, or color? Medium? Craftsmanship? Is it a commentary on our relationship with the nonhuman world? Is it trying to say something about how we treat the Earth? Or each other? Does environmental art even need to reflect contemporary environmentalism? What does environmentalism even mean?
These questions are important, some unanswerable at this moment, but still worth grappling with if environmental art is to be part of the work changing the fate of our... Read the rest of this article at the Oregon State Environmental Arts and Humanities Blog!