“A Deeper Perspective into Places”: Art, Resilience and Conservation on the North Shore

Susan: Artists can play a very important role in nature conservation by using their craft to appeal to people’s emotions, intuition and response to beauty. There are many environmental artists currently filling this need in the USA, Europe, Australia. In my opinion, one of the most interesting artists is Mary Edna Fraser, a batik artist who lives and works in Charleston, South Carolina. She uses art as a vehicle to make the highlight the fragility of the Southern barrier islands, coastlines, rivers and streams.

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