Their art not only raises awareness of our predicament, it helps us to imagine other worlds and possible outcomes, offering opportunities for direct action, reminding us of our broken connection to nature, and at times offering solutions that could potentially be scaled up.
Featuring more than 100 works of art from 70 museums, Natures Nation explores three centuries of creative activity by diverse makers in a range of media.
Artists have an integral, complementary role along with planners, scientists, educators, community stakeholders, and policy makers if we are to address the complex issues we face.
Art offered us a way to rethink how we apply our core competencies as an organization, our science, our science litigation, and advocacy expertise.
This cross current of human movement, all in pursuit of survival and possibility, while not exclusively necessitated by human exploitation and a changing climate, bares some hallmarks of the future we have wrought on this planet.
Innu people have always been involved in fighting to protect the land, and this project was a way for me to showcase the beauty the land has.
Passenger pigeons. From billions to just one. From skies blackened by soaring flocks to piles counted by the thousands in shooting contests.
Photography has the ability to replicate and scale. It is a story, provocation, construction, fabrication, and truth.
Art provides the space and time to reflect on what it is to be human right now and how odd, horrifying, and miraculously wonderful that is.
To let go of hope is to face up to the fact that were not going to make it through this gauntlet without incurring terrible wounds.
I rely on other specialists to make rational, data-driven arguments for why we must take action to preserve our ecosystems, but through my work, I try to make an appeal on a more elemental level.