A new publication by Hatje Cantz reflects on the relationship between art, architecture and the environment. The book, entitled Eco-Visionaries, offers critical responses to the Anthropocene, providing alternative visions for future uses of energy, resources and the natural world. Innovative works featured include John Gerrard’s Western Flag, a virtual simulation flying in a replica of Spindletop, Texas, the birthplace of the modern oil industry.
1. John Gerrard, Western Flag (Spindletop, Texas), 2017, Courtesy of the artist.
2. Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg, “Rewilding with Synthetic Biology”, “Self-inflating Antipathogenic Membrane Pump”, Designing for the Sixth Extinction, 2013-2015 © Courtesy of the artist
3. Unknown Fields Division, The Breast Milk of the Volcano, 2016-2018 © Courtesy of the artists