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An Introduction to Sustainability and Aesthetics

The Arts and Design for the Environment

by Christopher Crouch, Nicola Kaye, John Crouch (eds.)
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Publisher:  BrownWalker Press
Pub date:  2015
Pages:  217
ISBN-10:  1627345256
ISBN-13:  9781627345255
Categories:  Communications and the Arts  Art  Philosophy

Abstract

This book introduces the idea of sustainability and its aesthetic dimension, suggesting that the role of the aesthetic is an active one in developing an ecologically, economically and culturally healthy society. With an introduction by Christopher Crouch and an afterword by John Thackara, the book gathers together a range of essays that address the issue of the aesthetics of sustainability from a multitude of disciplinary and cultural perspectives.

About the Author

Dr. Christopher Crouch is Professor of Design in the School of Design and Art at Curtin University, Perth, Australia. He has written widely on art and design and its relationship to modernity. His book Modernism in Art, Design and Architecture is a standard art school text.

Dr. Nicola Kaye is an artist and lecturer based in the School of Communication and Arts at Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia.

John Crouch is a writer and editor based in the School of Design and Art at Curtin University, Perth, Australia.



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