Art, Museum, Heritage, and Environment, 1970-2015
This refreshing new look at Medieval art conveys a very real sense of the impact of art on everyday life in Europe from 1000 to 1500. It examines the importance of art in the expression and spread of knowledge and ideas, including notions of the h...
Veronica Sekules was formerly Deputy Director and Head of Education and Research at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia, UK, after an early career start in the environment movement and as a curator and writer. She is now Director of GroundWork Gallery in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, a new space dedicated to art and the environment.
Introduction Chapter 1: Countrification Country and City From Preservation to Protection to Campaigning for the Countryside World Down to Earth Protecting the Local Moving to the Country What does the Countryside Mean to You? Not the Middle of Nowhere? Chapter 2: Nostalgia, Art, and Folk Life Museum and Mechanisation Collections and Audiences Nostalgia for the Working Horse Folk-like in the Museum Folk Culture: Survival and Revival Artefacts and Folk Chapter 3: Heritagisation and the Open Air Public-Private Stewardship of Nature-Culture Open Air Heritage and Democratisation Landscape and Heritagisation Interpretation In the Field Little Ouse Headwaters Project Stewardship and the Working Landscape Chapter 4: Education and the Countryside The School in the Countryside Childrens Countryside Knowledge Environment Education and the Countryside The Museum and Countryside Education Outdoor Learning in the Countryside Harmony and Subversion in the Forest Education and Artists in the Countryside Chapter 5: Global Village BME (Black and Minority Ethnic) Cultural Politics in the Countryside Norfolk, Suffolk, and Papua New Guinea Another Way of Learning Middlesbrough Haka Artist as Ethnographer Globalising Village Connections From Cosmopolitan Contamination to Invasive Alien Species Chapter 6: At the Edge of the Farm Diversity of Farms On the Edge of the Farm Calamities and Creative Consequences More about Human Intellect than Human Muscle Images of Farming The Farm and the Artist-Ethnographer The Museum