This blog was originally posted on the website Valuing Nature.

Alan Boldon (Director MA Arts and Ecology, Dartington College of Arts, UK and Associate Curator, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK) writes that "it is established that we are in the midst of an ecological crisis. I would argue that we also find ourselves in aesthetic crisis and that these two states are fundamentally related." Read the full text of the presentation he made last month to a conference on art and ecology at Helsinki.