Edges of the Experiment: The Making of the American Landscape
Marie-Jose Jongerius


edges_of_experment_1-287x418author Marie-Jose Jongerius, publisher Fw: Books, 1° edition, 340 pp., 2 volumes, size 17 x 24 cm, 2014

‘Edges of the Experiment – The Making of the American Landscape’ investigates the idyllic notion of the American landscape, and shows which elements contribute to the iconic landscape, and at what cost they can be maintained. It describes the thin line between nature and civilization: how did the landscape evolve, and where are the interfaces between the organic and the artificial world, and do they fail or succeed? ‘Edges of the Experiment’ is a two-volume publication. Volume one shows over 60 photographs made over a period of ten years by Jongerius. Volume two is a collection of essays about the making of the American Landscape, with texts by Matthew Coolidge, William L. Fox, Hans Gremmen, Taco Hidde Bakker, Mark Pimlott, Warren Techentin, Raymond Frenken and others.

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