From Environmental Aesthetics to Narratives of Change

Abstract : Environmental aesthetics is a branch of philosophy that originated in the English-speaking world and is developing in France. It aims to take a new look at how relationships with the environment are constructed. Often addressed from a landscaping, technical or scientific angle, such relationships have remained largely unaddressed from a cultural perspective, i.e., one that includes a series of practices and values that represent a human group. In this article, I will address environmental aesthetics and how they point up tensions between fixed and static visual representations of the environment in the future and representations that can accommodate ordinary encounters, relationships in the form of narratives, "life productions," anecdotes, and constantly changing values.[1]
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Contemporary Aesthetics, Contemporary Aesthetics, 2012
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Nathalie Blanc. From Environmental Aesthetics to Narratives of Change. Contemporary Aesthetics, Contemporary Aesthetics, 2012. 〈halshs-00996663〉



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