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Re: Art & Ecology Internet Site

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Judith Auslander (judith)
Sat, 20 Sep 1997 14:52:13 -0700

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I tried the http: website address and it said not found. What's up?
Don Krug wrote:

> Question!!! Do you know who said,
> "In our world of material wealth, where so many broken items are
> thrown away, rather
> than mended...we forget that most of the world fixes everything and
> discards nothing."
> The answer is on the ArtsEdNet web site.
> If you are fascinated with how and why people make art in relationship
> to where they live come visit the new Art & Ecology: Interdisciplinary
> Approaches to Curriculum web site on ArtsEdNet.
> Hello Everyone,
> My name is Don Krug and I teach at Ohio State University. I have been
> a practicing art educator for over seventeen years. Over the last
> year, in cooperation with the Getty Education Institute for the Arts,
> and many consultants, we recently posted some new curriculum
> integration resources for teachers. On behave of all the contributors
> to the development of the internet project, I would like to invite you
> to visit,
> Art & Ecology: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Curriculum web site at:
> The link (Art & Ecology ) is located at the top of the ArtsEdNet
> homepage.
> A Brief Description
> Art & Ecology is both a set of resources for teachers and an on-line
> exhibition of contemporary ecological art. Each of the main sections
> investigates artistic orientations, artworks, and community and/or
> global issues along with historic, critical, and aesthetic dimensions
> of art education, ecology, and interdisciplinary approaches to
> developing comprehensive DBAE curricula.
> Sections
> Art and the Earth
> Six photoessays examine ideas about art, interdependency, and
> community. These essays cover historical information associated with
> national and global issues connected to art and ecology.
> Ecological Art Perspectives and Issues
> Each of four sections--Environmental Design, Ecological Design, Social
> Ecology, and Ecological Restoration-- examines broad philosophical
> perspectives artists use to produce contemporary ecological art.
> Art and Ecology Curriculum Integration
> Here you will find guidelines and teacher stories about integrating
> art and ecology in the classroom.
> Ecological Art Gallery
> Selected Readings for Students and Teachers
> Selected readings cover a range of books for students and teachers on
> a variety of environmental, social, and cultural issues and from
> different subject areas.
> Links
> Here you will find links to Web sites around the world related to art
> and ecology. We invite you to submit annotated links to Web sites you
> think we should add to our list.
> Conversations About Teaching Contemporary Ecological Art
> Join us for a series of three online discussions, held from September
> 20 to December 051997. Ecological artist Lynne Hull will be
> participating throughout the fall.
> You are invited to join one or all of the three discussions that focus
> on contemporary ecological art, community environmental issues, and
> interdisciplinary curriculum organization.
> Teachers and students are participating from The University of British
> Columbia,
> University of Arizona State, Ohio State University, State University
> of New
> York, and Texas Tech University. I hope you will join the
> conversations.
> September 15 - October 13, 1997
> Art and Earthly Matters
> Topic: Contemporary Ecological Art, Community Ecological Issues, and
> Interdisciplinary Approaches to Curriculum
> Inquiry Questions:
> How can we involve kids in the art of their community that has a tie
> to the
> environment?
> How do artists and educators understand contemporary ecological art?
> How has your community addressed ecological issues, traditionally and
> in
> recent times?
> Panel #1 Lynne Hull, artist; Ron Hirschi, ecologist/author; Mary
> Sheridan, art teacher moderated by Don Krug
> October 13 - December 5, 1997
> Ecological Art Perspectives and Issues
> Topic: Artists, Art, and Ecological Issues
> Inquiry Questions:
> How do artists identify and act to resolve local and global ecological
> issues
> through their artwork?
> How does the process of contemporary ecological art making differ from
> the
> process of traditional studio art?
> What ecological issues are important in your community?
> Panel #2 Lynne Hull, artist; Ron Hirschi, ecologist/author; Mary
> Sheridan, art teacher moderated by Don Krug
> September 22 - December 5, 1997
> Art and Ecology Curriculum Integration
> Topic: Action-oriented Inquiry and Telecommunications
> Inquiry Questions:
> How are human designed spaces part of an ecological system?
> How can teachers work collaboratively to conduct inquiry about
> contemporary
> ecological art?
> How can we help make one time visits or brief "art" experiences
> relevant in
> some kind of on-going way for students?
> What approaches do you use to teach about life-centered issues and
> ecological
> art?
> How can technology be used to conduct inquiry about art and ecology?
> Panel #3: Elizabeth Garber, University of Arizona State; Rita Irwin,
> The University of British Columbia; Karen Kiefer-Boyd, Texas Tech
> University; Kristin Rauch, State University of New York at New Palz;
> moderated by Don Krug, The Ohio State University.
> If you would like to contribute questions to this section, please send
> them to Don Krug via e-mail: krug7
> We hope you will participate in these online discussions either by:
> 1. email - by joining the ArtsEdNet Talk email discussion group.
> 2. the Web copies of all messages sent to ArtsEdNet Talk are posted on
> this Web site in the ArtsEdNet Talk Archive
> I hope to talk to you on ArtsEdNet.
> Don Krug
> Don Krug
> Assistant Professor, Art Education
> Ohio State University
> Columbus, OH 43210
> krug.7
> 614.292.5355


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