Aesthetics and ecology in the post-modern perspective

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Anna Zeidler-Janiszewska


The analysis sets out from the exhibition entitled Ressource Kunst. Die Elemente Neu Gesehen. The author attempts to outline an area which emerges from the encounter of ecology (as a domain of reflection about the human surroundings) and aesthetics (as a discipline concerned with sensory experience) from the standpoint of post-modernism. The inquiry thus focuses on the moment in which contemporary artistic practices “internalize” ecological issues. Aesthetics becomes a branch of ecology, but at the same time ecology becomes a domain within aesthetics. According to the author, post-modernism has offered advantageous perspectives for pursuing ecological postulations.


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Zeidler-Janiszewska, A. (2019). Aesthetics and ecology in the post-modern perspective. Polish Journal of Landscape Studies, 1(2-3), 7-13.


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