Connecting Poetry and Mining Landscapes

Landscapes are any part of the territory, whose nature is a reflectance of relationship between natural and human forces. In poetry, landscapes become these inward “inscapes”, the term used by a poet Gerard Manley Hopkins, with nature being a decorative space, where a lot of transformation takes place. Mining landscapes are among the most significant landscape Read More

Visuality and Transformation

The visuality defines the visual relationships between observer and space. ( View Source Project ) After reading paper MINES, QUARRIES AND LANDSCAPE. VISUALITY AND TRANSFORMATION, I identified a couple of interesting and relevant ideas. “Visuality”, alternative to the classical “visibility” used in landscape studies related to mining activity, which explores the qualitative aspects that define the visual relationships Read More

Visual Stories

Techno-Church When the Mayor of Lille (France) called Daan Roosegaarde asking to help increase tourists’ interest in visiting the 17th-century Sainte Marie Madeleine Church in Lille, Daan knew that he had to create something very special. Lotus Dome created foil installation that responds to human heat.   Windmill Daan Roosegaarde gives a voice to windmills in a Read More