Category Archives: Landscapes

Garden visits

I have been so fortunate to visit a series of beautiful gardens around the world in 2013: A river garden in Geneva (Switzerland), forest gardens in Copenhagen (Denmark), Mildam (Netherlands), and Berlin (Germany), as well as forests and agrarian gardens… Continue reading

Category Gardens, Landscapes, Photography

Remember the future

While working on my paper for IFLA 50 I stumbled upon Mexican novellist Carlos Fuentes and his wonderful writings, which were originally introduced to me in a brilliant lecture given by Georges Descombes in Sheffield in 2011. In Fuentes last… Continue reading

Category Landscapes

Sounds of artificial nature II

Music by Australian Ben Frost, filming and editing by Marc Silver. On crowds and swarms. Great collaboration. Beautiful.

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Sounds of artificial nature I

For some time now I have been listening a great deal to Australian composer Ben Frost who is now reciding in Iceland. His music is nature and weather incarnated: “BY THE THROAT plunges into a dense, dark and threatening network… Continue reading

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