Wild New Territories
Ron den Daas, Kathy Kenny
Black Dog Publishing Limited, 2016 - Art, British - 94 pages
Wild New Territories showcases new visual art, media, and performance works that explore the interplay between the urban and the wild. The book features work by a broad cross-section of award-winning contemporary artists exploring the relationship between the urban and the wild, and challenging the rural/ urban binary. Bringing diverse perspectives to the multifaceted and unresolved relationship between urban growth and the environment with all its ecological and social implications, the book brings new insight into an evolving urban and 'wild' relationship.Featured artists include Julie Henry/Debbie Bragg, Gordon Cheung, Dana Claxton, Ron den Daas, Jamie Griffiths, Edgar Heap of Birds, Foreign Investment, Mars Kaliszewski, Kathy Kenny, Max Kimber, Michael Landy, Glenn Lewis, Michael Morris, Bo Myers, Diego Samper, Rob Scharein, Vincent Trasov, Gillian Wearing, Alma Tischler Wood and Cornelia Wyngaarden. AUTHOR: Ron den Daas (1961 - ) is a Canadian artist who studied art in Canada before completing a degree in painting at the Accademia di Belli Arti in Rome, Italy in 1986. His practice includes painting, sculptural installation, new media, film and curating, Many of his exhibitions have been in non-traditional venues, partnering with an innovative mix of organizations including academic, cultural and scientific institutions. 127 illustrations
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