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Research The Groningen Research Institute for the Study of Culture (ICOG) Research Research centres Research Centre for Arts in Society

Visual Arts and the Environmental Humanities

When:Fr 17-03-2023 11:30 - 17:00
Where:Heymanszaal, Academy building

A symposium, organised by Art History & Visual Material Culture theme group, Research Center Arts in Society (ICOG) in collaboration with the Environmental Humanities Research Group.

Close-op photograph of a person in green overalls holding a seashell and kelp in their hand.


11.30 Welcome
11.45-12.15 Eva Waterbolk.
More than Henry’s Sister: Science, Spirituality and (Proto-)Environmentalism in the ‘Nature Crafts’ of Sophia Thoreau.
12.15-12.45 Senne Schraeyen.
Sneaking Urbanist Critiques into the White Cube: The Shrouded Criticisms of Roger Raveel and Etienne Elias.

12.45-13.30 Lunch Break

13.30-14.00 Ruby de Vos and Kyveli Mavrokordopoulou.
Exposure and Pollution: A Medical-Environmental Approach to Art’s Materiality.
14.00-14.30 Iva PeŇ°a and Andrea Stultiens.
Lived Experiences of Resource Extraction in Africa.
14.30-15.00 Anna-Rosja Haveman.
The Undead Artist Intention of Environmental Art: Experiencing the Wadden Sea with De Onkruidenier.

15.00-15.30 Break

15.30-16.00 Mans Schepers.
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Visualisations of Dutch Terps and Terp Landscapes and their Effect on Public and Academic Understanding Thereof.
16.00-16.30 Linde Ex.
Land-shapes, Sooth-scapes: An Artistic Research Project about Salt-marsh Landscapes.
16.30-17.00 Eveline de Smalen.
Inspiration, Connection and Critical Reflection: Art in the World Heritage Centre Wadden Sea.


All welcome - no registration required.