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Ce que les arts nous disent de la transformation du monde (What the arts say about world transformations), Revue L’observatoire n°57, la revue des politiques culturelles

Jean-Pierre Saez, Maud Le Floc’h, Camille de Toledo, Bruno Latour, Estelle Zhong Mengual, Marielle Macé, Jean-Philippe Ibos, Lauranne Germond, Thierry Boutonnier, Thierry Dutoit, Olga Kisseleva, Benoit Peeters et François Schuitten


Keywords: art and ecology, the living, biodiversity, arts and sciences, cities and utopia/dystopia
Threads: Cooperating with(in) arts and culture

Short description

Several texts on art and ecology, imagination and reality, from different perspectives: artists, scientists, philosophers, political scientists.

Personal appreciation

These texts enlight the state of the art about reflections on art and ecology in France. During the last twenty years, the cultural sector has been increasingly concerned about the concept of Sustainable development: how to reduce ecological footprint mainly. This magazine gives the floor to artists and philosophers focused on climate change and biodiversity. They tell us how the world is changing, the main issues and their vision on a new world they are expecting.

Contribution to the "Who knows?" handbook

"Ecology and art" is an underestimated topic in publications and reflections in our societies. Experiences and art pieces are more and more numerous but have been undervalued during decades. This topic was reduced to the sphere of naturalists and land art. A strong trend appears now among artistic field to participate to the ecological debate.


Link to material #1 - Interview Bruno Latour on daily motion

Link to material #2 - Video Estelle Zhong Mengual

Additional Information

Location Grenoble / France
Partnership with the Region Nouvelle Aquitaine, the Département Gironde and the City Bordeaux
Original language(s) French
Existing translations
Length 130 pages
Project runtime -
Institution of affiliation L’observatoire des politiques culturelles de Grenoble / France
Sponsor(s) French Ministry of culture
Grenoble Metropole
Région Auvergne Rhone-Alpes
Name of contributor: Pascale Bonniel Chalier

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