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EcoMyths: We experience nature outside, art inside

EcoMyths Alliance says: “Too often, we think of nature and art as unrelated experiences. One is outside, the other is inside. But the way humans experience nature and art has been powerfully linked throughout history...And when that art speaks to us, it in turn deepens our connection with the world around us.” Alaka Wali, anthropology curator at the Field Museum, joins Kate and Jerome McDonnell to share why she believes, “engaging with art, whether viewing or making it yourself, gives you a visceral experience. This aesthetic, emotional experience [can be a] great way to engage with nature.” (photo: John James Audubon [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons)

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