Us and Them – Umwelten. Project Space, RMIT

Installation Images from the Exhibition Essay by Linda Williams, opened by Linda Williams and Kate Rigby Eight artists from the RMIT Global Ecologies Research Group respond to German ethologist Jacob von Uexkull's theory of 'umwelt', which suggests that each and every...

Making Sense: from the Sublime to the Meticulous

Catalogue essay's from the Making Sense Exhibition at Craft Victoria It’s hard to imagine a more opportune moment for ‘making sense’ of environmental issues, which clearly present us all – scientists and non-scientists alike – with a huge challenge. In this regard,...

New perspectives in environmental art: Us and Them – Umwelten

New perspectives in environmental art: Us and Them – Umwelten

The concept of umwelten is a term derived from the work of the early 20th Century biologist and ethologist Jakob von Uexküll. In the German umwelt means 'surrounding world', or 'self-centred world' and for von Uexküll umwelten conveyed the idea of the vast range of...

2112 Imagining the Future

Curator: Dr. Linda Williams Tapping into general anxieties about an uncertain future and public concern about the consequences of climate change, 2112 Imagining the Future presents a range of images revealing how contemporary artists imagine the world might look in...

Making Sense, Craft Victoria

Installation images from the Making Sense Exhibition, Jasmine Targett and Debbie Symons at Craft Victoria. Download the catalogue MAKING SENSE