From land art and earthworks in the 1960s to conceptual art of the new millennium, ecology-focused art has been a prominent genre in the art world for decades. This book offers a look into the recent explosion in contemporary art that deals directly with nature, the environment, climate change, and ecology.
The book investigates whether the different ecological utopias to be found in the history of political philosophy can provide a useful contribution to our quest for an ecologically responsible society.
A variety of projects ranging from whimsical planters and 8-bit campaigns raising awareness about endangered species, to furniture made from repurposed construction materials and creative energy solutions display how designers have risen to the challenge of green design.
The radical search for the simple life in today's America. A work of immersive journalism steeped in a distinctively American social history and sparked by a personal quest, The Unsettlers traces the search for the simple life through the stories of these new pioneers and what inspired each of them to look for -- or create -- a better existence.
Twenty-five miles from town, a million miles from mainstream society, a loose-knit community of radicals live in the desert, struggling to survive with little food, less water and no electricity, as they cling to their unique vision of the American dream.
A companion piece to the Communities Directory, this two-volume video documentary features profiles of seventeen diverse communities through interviews and from the perspective of members themselves, plus a history of 2500 years of shared living intentional communities.