As scientific advancement is reframing our understanding of nature and we are living an environmental crisis, artistic practices are as well catching up, developing narratives and mediums of expressions that mirror the times we are living.
The mystery of nature gave birth to human civilization thousands years ago, and artists try to use all kind of expressions to capture what it’s an ever-changing nature.
The predominance of modern products and technology have a primary role in our daily life, making nature to have a special value within today’s aesthetics.
This conversation, by the Mexican artist Francisco Hauss, will explore the aesthetic and conceptual elements in contemporary art that reframe the notion of nature, addressing the works of a variety of artists around the world that includes photography, installations, and new media.
Francisco is a multidisciplinary artist that explores how the mainstream narratives in culture relate with our essence as a part of nature. His works includes ideas that address mystical thinking, science and pop culture. He has published and exhibited in major galleries internationally, now he lives in shanghai where he has curated independent exhibitions at M50 as well.