Boetzkes, Amanda

 

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Amanda Boetzkes is Professor of Contemporary Art History and Theory at the University of Guelph. Her research and publications focus on the intersection of contemporary artistic practices, the biological sciences (particularly ecology and neurology), and visual technologies of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. She is the author of Plastic Capitalism: Contemporary Art and the Drive to Waste (2019), The Ethics of Earth Art (2010), and co-editor of Heidegger and the Work of Art History (2014). She has published in the journals Postmodern Culture; Art Journal; Art History; and Antennae, among others. Recent book chapters appeared in Materialism and the Critique of Energy (2018); Petrocultures (2017); Fueling Culture (2016). Her current project, Ecologicity: Vision and Art for a World to Come, considers modes of visualizing environments in the era of climate change with a special focus on Arctic landscapes and Inuit art and culture.

 


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On her book Plastic Capitalism: Contemporary Art and the Drive to Waste
(Our Cover Feature of November 13, 2019)