NATURE, ENVIRONMENT, ART
Giovanni Aloi has contributed 26 entries to 'Bird' the new volume part of Phaidon's 'Explorer Series'. An expertly curated and lavishly illustrated collaboration among art historians, artists, curators, and scientists. 352 pages, amazing color illustrations throughout.
author, educator, curator,
and maker specializing in the representation of nature and the environment in art
Giovanni Aloi’s research focuses on the Anthropocene and new conceptions of nature in art. He currently teaches at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is the Editor in Chief of Antennae: The Journal of Nature in Visual Culture (www.antennae.org.uk). Aloi is the author of Art & Animals (2011), Speculative Taxidermy: Natural History, Animal Surfaces, and Art in the Anthropocene (2018), Why Look at Plants? The Vegetal Emergence in Contemporary Art (2019), Lucian Freud – Herbarium (2019), and Posthumanism in Art and Science (2020). He has contributed to BBC radio programs, worked at Whitechapel Art Gallery and Tate Galleries in London, and currently is USA correspondent for Esse Magazine. Aloi has curated exhibitions in the US and Europe and is co-editor of the University of Minnesota Press series 'Art after Nature'.
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THE JOURNAL OF NATURE
IN VISUAL CULTURE
Founded in 2006 by Giovanni Aloi, Antennae is the leading journal on nature, the environment, and art. A peer-reviewed, hybrid, journal free to the public. Download all issues free and stay up to date with current news.
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Giovanni Aloi's academia.edu site features downloadable essays, book chapters, and video recordings of talks and other events.