A Fragile Life: Vulnerable Species in the Torrid Zone

Glade-Wright, Robyn (2011) A Fragile Life: Vulnerable Species in the Torrid Zone. Etropic: electronic journal of studies in the tropics, 10. pp. 115-118.

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Abstract

This paper examines the potential for visual art to communicate concerns about vulnerable species in the Torrid Zone. The processes of selecting materials and symbolic forms to articulate these concerns will be described. Aesthetics considerations are discussed in relation to the capacity of art to generate reflection.

Item ID: 22728
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1448-2940
Keywords: Artwork, endangered, vulnerable, extinct
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This volume contains the refereed Proceedings of the Second Tropics of the Imagination Conference, James Cook University Cairns, 31st October - 1st November 2011.

Date Deposited: 14 Aug 2012 01:03
FoR Codes: 19 STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING > 1905 Visual Arts and Crafts > 190502 Fine Arts (incl Sculpture and Painting) @ 100%
SEO Codes: 95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9501 Arts and Leisure > 950104 The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft) @ 100%
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