Waterlines: Confluence and Hope through Environmental Communication. The 15th biennial Conference on Communication and Environment (COCE). June 17-21, 2019, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

From Amazon to Ganges: Visual Arts for Communication of Water-related Issues

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Author(s): 
Fortes, Hugo
Category of presentation: 
Practice reflections
Abstract: 

This paper discusses the communicative potential of art concerning environment, focusing specifically on artworks and exhibitions related to water issues. It presents the use of art to raise ecological awareness of sustainable management of water resources, including artworks created by the author in India and in Brazil.