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Denovan, Linnea, 2024. Crossing laws and lawns : exposing the site at sea, Öckerö. Second cycle, A2E. Alnarp: SLU, Dept. of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)



Climate change is happening! This consensus is accepted across
disciplines and society whereas how we are dealing with it is not.
Discontent with the lack of action towards mitigating the effects of climate change is shown in a number of ways where green activists use what could be called disgraceful strategies to put their agenda in the limelight. By using methods outside of what we agreed on is acceptable for a civilised conversation they have succeeded in reaching a wider audience, often by crossing the societal lines of division in our mind. This can be correlated to the arts field, where crossing the societal lines of division is accepted as being within the basis of art practise. By
conducting an art-based research project at Öckerö, Sweden parallel to a literature study on green activism and land art from the 1960’s till today I aim to show how these crossings can enable societys’ self reflection that is necessity to be able to go forward, and by the project conducted in the landscape show how a physical presence in the real landscape can alter the imaginary just as the imaginary alters view on the real

Main title:Crossing laws and lawns
Subtitle:exposing the site at sea, Öckerö
Authors:Denovan, Linnea
Supervisor:Dahl, Caroline
Examiner:Kylin, Maria and Nordius, Arne
Volume/Sequential designation:UNSPECIFIED
Year of Publication:2024
Level and depth descriptor:Second cycle, A2E
Student's programme affiliation:LM006 Landscape Architecture 120 HEC
Supervising department:(LTJ, LTV) > Dept. of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)
Keywords:green activism, interventions, art-based method, imaginary
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Deposited On:08 May 2024 08:15
Metadata Last Modified:09 May 2024 01:01

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