This issue is focused on the relationships between art and political ecology. It includes twenty-one articles that cover a wide range of contributions, debates, and perspectives about the role of art in socio-ecological crisis nowadays. It also analyzes the links among art, activism and environmental conflicts, furthermore, it observes the power of art as a transforming agent.
The heterogeneity of the articles aims to prove the complexity of current ecological problems and at the same time, it intends to reveal the intersecting connections of its answers. Therefore, the issue presents states of the art dedicated to ecocriticism and environmental humanities and examines the part of these schools of thought as pedagogical and raising critic awareness tools. In addition, it includes artistic resistance endeavors that bring back the voice to communities and territories which have been silenced and marginalized. Finally, it also includes projects which melt arts and science intending to create new imaginaries and alternatives to the Anthropocene.
Publication date: June 2019
Open access: June 2020