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foreword

section 1: introduction
  getting it built
  land art, earthworks...

section 2: activism...
  direct engagements
  breaking out of the box...
  research centers
  community action

section 3: valuing anew...
  sites and non-sites
  itenerant nature
  agents of perpetual change

section 4: biodiversity...
  habitat architecture
  ocean habitats
  trans-species art
  spying for nature
  species reclamation

section 5: urban infrastructure...
  urban forests
  artist-in-residence
  waste treatment
  sustainable 'hoods

section 6: reclamation...
  watershed management...
  uniting human intellect
  unspoiling soil

section 7: notes

section 8: a short history...

section 9: philosophical statements

section 10: glossary

section 11: critical diversity

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sect 7: notes

Section 1-"Introduction,"

1. Caffyn Kelley, "Interview with Patricia Johanson," Art and Survival, 1992, p. 32.

2. Lucy Lippard, Patricia Johanson, 1983, p. 13.

3. Harry Parker, January 24, 1992 letter to Patricia Johanson.

4. Plato, "The Love of Beauty," Philosophies of Art & Beauty, p. 77.

5. Michael Auping, "Interview with Helen and Newton Harrison," p. 99.

6. Lynne Hull, "Environmental Arts and Collaboration Symposium," The Natural Order, Landmark Gallery, Texas Tech University, 2000, p. 30.

7. Barbara Matilsky, Fragile Ecologies, Rizzoli in collaboration with the Queens Museum of Art, 1992, p. 47.

8. Mel Chin, Sculpting with the Environment: A Natural Dialogue, ed. Baile Oakes, 1995 p. 176.

9. Andrew C. Revkin, The New York Times, March 6, 2001.

10. Anne Raver, The New York Times, November 8, 2001, p. F2.

11. Chin, p. 176.

12. Eleanor Heartney, "The Garden in the Machine: The Time Landscapes of Alan Sonfist," Alan Sonfist: History and the Landscapes, pp. 14-15.

13. Ibid., p. 15.

14. Ibid.

15. Ibid., pp. 11-12.

16. Gwen Chanzit, Herbert Bayer: Collection and Archive, Denver Art Museum, 1988, p. 9.

17. Roberta Smith, New York Times, May 25, 2001.

18. Peter Selz, "Installations, Environments and Sites," Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art,
University of California Press, 1996, p. 503.

19. Ibid.

20. Jane Holtz Kay, The Nation, October 29, 2001, p. 31.

21. Ibid., p. 32.

22. Art and Survival, p. 32.

23. Eco-Dialogue on-line chat, January 18-26, 2001.

Section 2- "Activism to Publicize Ecological Issues/Monitoring Ecological Problems,"

1. Newton Harrison, quote made in passing.

2. Caroline Tisdale, Joseph Beuys, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1979, p. 148.

3. Ibid., p. 39.

4. Matilsky, pp. 53-54.

5. Joseph Beuys video footage, courtesy Ronald Feldman Gallery, 1974.

6. 7000 Oaks, DIA Center for the Arts brochure, 1996.

7. Kristine Stiles, Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art, p. 583.

8. Matilsky, p. 50.

9. Gail Enid Gelburd, Creative Solutions to Ecological Solutions, Council for Creative Projects, New York, 1993, p. 22.

10. The Homeowner's Guide, 1998, p. 20.

11. Joseph Beuys, Theories and Documents, p. 636.

12. Hans Haacke, Trans|plant, Barbara Nemitz, ed., Hatje Cantz Publishers, 2000, p. 63.

13. Haacke Der Bevölkerung statement, p. 12.

14. Matilsky, p. 41.

15. Fend statement, XTRA, Volume 4, Number 2, 2001, p.15.

16. Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison, "Five Recent Works in Transaction with the Cultural Landscape," Trilogy-Art- Nature-Science, Kunsthallen Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, 1996, p. 160.

17. Tom Sokolowski, "Nobody Told Us When to Stop Thinking," Quarterly Bulletin of Grey Art Gallery, New York University, Volume 1 #2, Spring 1987.

18. The Harrison Studio, Trans|plant, p. 68.

19. Michel Auping, p. 104.

20. Harrison Studio, Green Heart Vision, February 20,
1995, p. iv.

21. Helen and Newton Harrison, The Serpentine Lattice, Ronald Feldman Gallery, 1993.

22. Trilogy-Art-Nature-Science, p. 163.

23. Ocean Earth résumé.

24. Ibid.

25. Ibid.

26. Peter Fend, March 29, 2002, e-mail.

27. Ocean Earth résumé.

28. Claude Willey, X-TRA, p. 13.

29. Ocean Earth brochure, reprint of article in Issue
magazine, Issue 3, 2000.

30. Ocean Earth résumé.

31. Sim Van der Ryn, Toilet Papers-- Recycling Waste and Conserving Water.

32. Ocean Earth résumé.

33. www.clui.org.

34. Land Use Database brochure, CLUI, May 1997.

35. Site Extrapolation Projects brochure, CLUI,
September 1996.

36. Brendan Bernhard, LA Weekly, May 30-June 5, 1997, pp. 25-26.

37. Ibid., p. 29.

38. Ibid.

39. Steinmann, Brief Information About Komi Republic.

40. Steinmann, General Information about "Forum for Sustainability," October 2001.

41. Steinmann letter, June 22, 2001.

42. Steinmann, October 2001.

43. David Williams Bath, Navigating the Currents, interview with Basia Irland, April 2001.

44. Basia Irland, Water Library, New Mexico University Art Museum, 2001, p. 36.

45. Kathleen Stewart Howe, Ibid. p. 6.

46. Kathryn Miller and Michael Honer, Lawns in the Desert,1995.

47. Ibid.

48. Minnesota Department of Agriculture website, press release, August 18, 2000.

Section 3- "Valuing Anew/Living with Brownfields,"

1. Tim Collins, Interventions in the Rustbelt, statement, p. 6.

2. Smithson, The Writings of Robert Smithson, ed. Nancy Holt, New York University Press, 1979, p. 22.

3. Matilsky, p. 44.

4. Ibid.

5. Ibid.

6. Ibid.

7. Smithson, "A Sedimentation of the Mind: Earth Projects," Artforum, September 1968.

8. Patricia Johanson Public Landscapes, catalog, 1991, p. 7.

9. Smithson, "Dialectic of Site and Non-site," Gerry Schun, Land Art, Berlin, 1969.

10. Patricia Sanders, interview with Leibovitz Steinman, Artweek, December 1998, p.14.

11. Susan Leibovitz Steinman, e-mail, February 12, 2002.

12. Diana Scott, "'Food for Thought' Project Bears Fruit Under Downtown Freeway," San Francisco Examiner, July 6, 1994, p. 3.

13. Keith Jones, The Oakland Tribune, Living-1.

14. Press release, Protrero Nuevo Fund, Summer 2001.

15. Susan Kuchinskas, San Francisco Examiner, July 6, 1994, p. 3.

16. Leibovitz Steinman, San Jose Mercury News, March 31, 1997, p. 4B.

17. Tim Collins, "Conversations in the Rust Belt," From Virgin Land to Disney World: Nature and Its Discontents in the America of Yesterday and Today, Rodopi, 2002, unpaginated manuscript.

18. Ibid.

19. Kirk Savage, Ample Opportunity: A Community Dialogue, undated statement.

20. Collins, "Conversations in the Rust Belt" .

21. Ibid.

22. Ibid.

23. Ibid.

24. Ibid.

Section 4- "Biodiversity/Accommodating Species/Studying Species Depletion,"

1. G. P. Nabhan, "Cultures of Habitat," Our Land Our Selves, The Trust for Public Land, 1999, p.105.

2. Patricia Johanson, "The House and Garden Manuscripts," Art and Survival, 1992, p. 5.

3. Ibid., p. 6.

4. Johanson, "Cyrus Field," Ibid., p. 10.

5. Patricia Johanson, notes for Biological Restoration- Fair Park Lagoon, February 16, 1982.

6. Patricia Johanson, Notes for Phase I Proposal for Fair Park Lagoon, January 8, 1982.

7. Johanson, February 16, 1982.

8. Patricia Johanson, Public Landscapes, 1991, p. 18.

9. Ibid., p. 19.

10. Jill Manton, October 22, 2001 e-mail to Patricia Johanson.

11. Patricia Johanson, Art and Ecology: The Battle for Nairobi River, p. 30.

12. Patricia Johanson, "Preserving Biocultural Diversity in Public Parks," N.A.P. Texts: A Literary Journal, Volume 2, Number 2, 1997.

13. Ibid.

14. Ibid.

15. Patricia Johanson, Design for Millennium Park, statement, 1999.

16. Patricia Johanson, November 19, 2001 e-mail.

17. Ibid.

18. Matilsky, p. 98.

19. Ibid.

20. Ibid.

21. Ibid., p. 99.

22. Ibid., p. 101.

23. Ibid., p. 103.

24. Simone Ellis, Public Art Review, Spring/Summer 1999, p. 28.

25. Lynne Hull, artist's statement.

26. Hull lecture notes, November 2001, San Francisco Art Institute.

27. Ibid.

28. Lucy Lippard, "Watching the Wild," The Natural Order, 2000, p. 6.

29. Hull, Sculpting with the Environment, p. 137.

30. Hull, lecture notes, 2001.

31. Hull, Sculpting with the Environment, p. 138.

32. Ellis, pp. 28-9.

33. Ibid., p. 29.

34. Ibid., p. 28.

35. Joshua Decter, Siksi, Number 2, Spring 1997, p. 73.

36. Andrew Gellatly, frieze, Issue 54, p. 103.

37. Håkansson, February 27, 2002, e-mail.

38. Yrjö Haila, Nature in Video Time, p. 50.

39. Brandon Ballengée, "Species Reclamation Via a Non- linear Genetic Timeline; an Attempted Hymenochirus Curtipes Model Induced by Controlled Breeding," 1998-2002.

40. Brandon Ballengée, "Selected Timeline of Amphibian Surveys and Related Art Activities," e-mail, February 28, 2002.

41. Brandon Ballengée, "The Malformed Amphibian Project," 1995-2000.

42. ongoing conversation with Brandon Ballengée, 2001- 2002.

43. NY Arts, November 2001, p. 17.

44. Brandon Ballengée, The Red Bloom and Brown Tide, statement, 2001.

45. Tera Galanti, February 7, 2002 e-mail.

Section 5 - "Urban Infrastructure/Environmental Justice,"

1. Alan Sonfist, Cincinnati Castle of Refuge, project proposal.

2. Heartney, p. 7.

3. Sonfist, Sculpting with the Environment, p. 165.

4. Heartney, p. 8.

5. Allegra Raff, Alan Sonfist Studio, April 3, 2002 e-mail.

6. Raff, March 1, 2002 e-mail.

7. John Grande, Rodman Hall press release, October 23, 2001.

8. Marla Cone, Los Angeles Times, October 2, 1994, p. A1.

9. Heartney, pp. 12-13.

10. Mierle Laderman Ukeles, "Maintenance Art Manifesto," Artforum, January 1971.

11. Ibid.

12. Mierle Laderman Ukeles, Landscape Architecture, August 2001, p. 84.

13. Laderman Ukeles, Sculpting with the Environment, p. 184.

14. Conversation with Laderman Ukeles, February 18, 2002.

15. Landscape Architecture, August 2001, p. 95.

16. Laderman Ukeles, p. 192.

17. Ibid., p. 193.

18. City of Cambridge, Transformation of a City Dump, pamphlet.

19. Ibid.

20. Buster Simpson, Hudson Headwaters Purge statement.

21. Matilsky, p. 94.

22. Ibid., p. 93.

23. Ibid., p. 95.

24. Ibid.

25. Buster Simpson, Sculpting with the Environment, p. 121.

26. Ibid., p. 124.

27. Buster Simpson, Slide Sheet, 2002.

28. Poldi Gerard, e-mail dated May 1, 2002.

29. Viet Ngo, Sculpting with the Environment, p. 179.

30. Ibid., p. 180

31. www.lemnainternational.com.

32. Ngo, p. 180.

33. Ibid., p. 183.

34. Laurie Lundquist, Description of Slides, 2001.

35. Laurie Lundquist, "Lagoon Project: San Francisco Exploratorium," Leonardo, Volume 7, Number 4, 1994, p. 367.

36. Deep Creek Arts, Summer 1999, brochure.

37. www.superflex.dk.

38. Superflex, Biogas statement.

39. Mel Chin, S.W.I.N.G. (in Detroit) proposal, August 5, 2001 e-mail.

40. Ibid.

Section 6 - "Reclamation and Restoration Aesthetics,"

1. Betsy Damon and Anne H. Mavor, draft of The Living Garden, Chengdu Province, China, unpaginated manuscript.

2. Damon and Mavor.

3. Waterfront World Spotlight, Volume 17, No. 1, 1999, p. 5.

4. Places, Winter 2000, p. 8.

5. Damon and Mavor.

6. Places, p. 8.

7. Damon and Mavor.

8. Places, p. 8.

9. Damon and Mavor.

10. Ibid.

11. Ibid.

12. Places, p. 7.

13. Ibid.

14. Ibid.

15. Jackie Brookner, Prima Lingua statement, 1996.

16. Ibid.

17. Deborah Snoonian, P.E., "Drain It Right: Wetlands for Managing Runoff," Architectural Record, August 2001, p. 129.

18. H.A. Carr and R.A. Cooper, "Manned Submersibles Assessment of Lost Ghost Gill Nets in the GOM," 1987, Oceans '87 Proceedings, pp. 622-624.

19. Judith Bell, Ghost Nets press release, January 18, 2000.

20. Ibid.

21. Aviva Rahmani, National Wetlands Newsletter, March-April 2000, pp. 3-4

22. Aviva Rahmani, January 22, 2001 press release.

23. Aviva Rahmani, Cities and Oceans of If press release, January 22, 2001.

24. Aviva Rahmani, December 20, 2001 e-mail.

25. Ocean Earth, Summary Statement, 1988, faxed March 31, 2002.

26. Mossi Raz, New Zionism statement, not dated.

27. Concert for Cement Mixers, press release, December 2001.

28. Agnes Denes, Agnes Denes, Cornell University, 1992, p. l18.

29. Ibid.

30. James Clark, "Food for Thought, The Art of Agnes Denes," Public Art Review, Spring/Summer 1997, p. 11.

31. Agnes Denes, Agnes Denes, p. 118.

32. Holly Utrata-Halcomb, soil conservation lecture, December 8, 2000.

33. Denes, p. 118.

34. Agnes Denes, Commissions, Environmental Sculpture, and Installations.

35. Georg Dietzler, Project Underground- 7000 acorns, undated statement.

36. Georg Dietzler, Text About Oyster Mushrooms, October 1997.

37. Ibid.

38. Georg Dietzler, Sculptural Experiments-- Biotechnological Soil Redevelopment, 1995.

39. Georg Dietzler, Text About Oyster Mushrooms.

40. phone conversation with T. Allan Comp, 2001.

41. AMD&ART tri-fold, not dated.

42. 1990 Municipal Census Profiles, Census of Population and Housing, Pennsylvania State Data Center.

43. phone conversation with Stacy Levy, May 8, 2002.

44. AMD&ART, Transforming Environmental Liabilities into Community Assets, undated brochure.

45. Ibid.

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