Art, Science and the Environment

Papers from the Leonardo and LMJ Archives

The connection between art and the environment has long been a topic of interest for Leonardo. Below is a list of articles previously published in Leonardo and LMJ on this topic area.

W. Paul Adderley and Michael Young, "Ground-Breaking: Scientific and Sonic Perceptions of Environmental Change in the African Sahel" (Leonardo 42:5)

Leif Brush, "Monitoring Nature's Sounds with Terrain-Based Constructions" (Leonardo 17:1)

Annick Bureaud, "Lovely Weather: Reflecting on the Letterkenny Donegal Art & Climate Residencies and Exhibition" (Leonardo 45:2)

Peter D’agostino, Deirdre Dowdakin and David Tafler, "World-Wide-Walks/Between Earth & Sky/Dun Na Ngall" (Leonardo 45:2)

Agnes Denes, "Notes on Eco-Logic: Environmental Artwork, Visual Philosophy and Global Perspective" (Leonardo 26:5)

Dennis Dollens, "Architecture As Nature: A Biodigital Hypothesis" (Leonardo 42:5)

Terre Duffy, "Lovely Weather Donegal Residencies: Art and Climate Change As Public Art Project" (Leonardo 45:2)

David Dunn, "Wilderness as Reentrant Form: Thoughts on the Future of Electronic Art and Nature Wilderness as Reentrant Form" (Leonardo 21:4)

David Dunn and James Crutchfield, "Entomogenic Climate Change: Insect Bioacoustics and Future Forest Ecology" (Leonardo 42:3)

Bronac Ferran, "Sheltering from the Storm: Artistic Residencies and Environmental Crisis" (Leonardo 45:2)

George Gessert, "Gathered from Coincidence: Reflections on Art in a Time of Global Warming" (Leonardo 40:3)

Gabriella Giannachi, "Representing, Performing And Mitigating Climate Change In Contemporary Art Practice" (Leonardo 45:2)

Seema Goel, "Wool Is 44% Carbon" (Leonardo 45:2)

Ken Goldberg, et al., "Mori: An Internet-Based Earthwork" (Leonardo 35:3)

Drew Hemment, Carlo Buontempo and Alfie Dennen, "Climate Bubbles: Games to Monitor Urban Climate" (Leonardo 44:1)

Drew Hemment, Rebecca Ellis and Brian Wynne, "Participatory Mass Observation and Citizen Science" (Leonardo 44:1)

Drew Hemment, Yara El-Sherbini, Carlo Buontempo and John Tweddle, "100 Years of Climate Change: A Night-Time Audio Walk" (Leonardo 44:1)

Lucy Hg, "The Irish Rover: Looking for Mars off The Northern Coast of Ireland" (Leonardo 45:2)

Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison, "Shifting Positions toward the Earth: Art and Environmental Awareness" (Leonardo 26:5)

Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison Interviewed by Peter Selz, "The Harrisons: Talking and Remembering" (Leonardo 45:1)

Mae-Wan Ho, "Reanimating Nature: The Integration of Science with Human Experience" (Leonardo 24:5)

Guillaume Hutzler et al., "The Garden of Chances: A Visual Ecosystem" (Leonardo 33:2)

Ursula Huws, "Nature, Technology and Art: The Emergence of a New Relationship?" (Leonardo 33:1)

Joseph E. Ingoldsby, "Vanishing Landscapes: The Atlantic Salt Marsh" (Leonardo 42:2)

Phra Hans Ulrich Kaempfer and Sheila Pinkel, "The Earth Music of Thamkrabok Monastery" (Leonardo 37:1)

Damian Keller, "Compositional Processes from an Ecological Perspective" (Leonardo Music Journal 10)

Julian Knebusch, "Planet Earth in Contemporary Electronic Artworks" (Leonardo 37:1)

Hiroki Kobayashi, Ryoko Ueoka and Michitaka Hirose, "Wearable Forest Clothing System: Beyond Human-Computer Interaction" (Leonardo 42:4)

Antony Lyons, "Weatherproof" (Leonardo 45:2)

Aleksandra Manczak, "The Ecological Imperative: Elements of Nature in Late Twentieth-Century Art" (Leonardo 35:2)

Michael Neff et al., "Blending Art and Science: Collapse (Suddenly Falling Down)" (Leonardo 43:3)

Christian Nold, John Tweddle, Rebecca Ellis, Drew Hemment and Brian Wynne, "Biotagging Manchester: Interdisciplinary Exploration of Biodiversity" (Leonardo 44:1)

Andrea Polli, "Atmospherics/Weather Works: A Spatialized Meteorological Data Sonification Project" (Leonardo 38:1)

Andrea Polli, "Heat and the Heartbeat of the City: Sonifying Data Describing Climate Change" (Leonardo Music Journal 16)

Jane Quon, "Phenomenology and Artistic Praxis: An Application to Marine Ecological Communication" (Leonardo 38:3)

Janine Randerson, "Between Reason and Sensation: Antipodean Artists and Climate Change" (Leonardo 40:5)

Janet Saad-Cook, "Touching the Sky: Artworks Using Natural Phenomena, Earth, Sky and Connections to Astronomy" (Leonardo 21:2)

Sean Taylor and Mikael Fernström, "Marbh Chrios" (Leonardo 45:2)

Ruth Wallen, "Of Story and Place: Communicating Ecological Principles through Art" (Leonardo 36:3)

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Updated 24 October 2012