Publications

Publications

  • Toland, A., Noller, J., Wessolek, G. (2018, forthcoming): Field to Palette – Dialogues on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene. Boca Raton: CRC Press / Taylor and Francis.
  • Toland, A. and Wessolek, G. (2017): Devil in the Sand – The Case of Teufelsberg Berlin and Cultural Ecosystem Services. In: Kim and Levin (Eds.) Urban Soils and Culture. Schweizerbart Verlag
  • Toland, A. (2016): Dust Blooms – A Research Narrative in Artistic Ecology. In: Stiftung Museum Schloß Moyland (Eds.) Lasst Blumen Sprechen! Blumen und Künstliche Natur seit 1960 / Say it with Flowers! Flowers and Artificial Nature since 1960. Köln: Wienand Verlag.
  • Toland, A. (2015): Soil Matters to Artists: An Overview of Artistic Activities in the International Year of Soils. In: Northcliff, S., Soil Matters. Vienna: International Union of Soil Sciences.
  • Toland, A. (2016): Dirt Dialogues – An Exercise in Transdisciplinary Integration. In: Interdisciplinary Science Reviews; Letters on Interdisciplinarity 2008 to 2014, Andrea von Braun Foundation.
  • Toland, A. (2015): Die Kunst der Erinnerung – gestalterische Positionen zur Archivfunktion des Bodens. In: Wessolek, G., Von Ganz Unten. München: Oekom Verlag.
  • Feller, C., Landa, E., Toland, A., Wessolek, G. (2015): Case Studies of Soil in Art. In: Soil – An Interactive Open Access Journal of the European Geosciences Union (EGU).
  • TOLAND, A. (2015): Soil Art – Transdisciplinary Approaches to Soil Protection. Doctoral thesis at the TU-Berlin, Faculty VI Planing, Building, Environment; Institute for Ecology; Dept. of Soil Protection; Evaluation: Summa cum Laude.
  • TOLAND, A. (2015): Mapping the Urban Grind Mill. In: Rapp, R. and de Lutz, C. (Eds.) [macro]biologies & [micro]biologies – Art and the Biological Sublime in the 21st Century. Art Laboratory Berlin, p. 66-68.
  • Toland, A. & Wessolek, G. (2014): Picturing Soil – Aesthetic Approaches to Raising Soil Awareness in Contemporary Art. In: Churchman, G. and Landa, E. (Eds.) The Soil Underfoot: Infinite Possibilities for a Finite Resource. Taylor & Francis, p. 83-101.
  • Toland, A. & Wessolek, G. (2012): Boden als kultureller Gegenstand – Das Pedotopia Projekt. In: Kucharzyk, K. & Makki, M. (Eds.) Berliner Geographische Arbeiten 118; Die Wahrnehmung der Böden in unserer Gesellschaft. Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, p. 107-117.
  • Toland, A. & Wessolek, G. (2011): Beneath the Pavement – The Vadose Zone. In: Franceschini, F. & Milicevic, M. (Eds.) Beneath the Pavement – A Garden. Loughborough University (UK), ISBN 978-1-907382-34-5, p. 80-105.
  • Wessolek, G., Kluge, B., Toland, A., Nehls, T., Klingelmann, E., Rim, Y.N., Mekiffer, B. and S. Trinks (2011): Urban Soils in the Vadose Zone. In: Endlicher, W., Progress in Urban Ecology. Dordrecht, Heidelberg, London and New York: Springer.
  • Toland, A. & Wessolek, G. (2010): Soil Art – Bridging the Communication Gap. In: Makki, M., & Frielinghaus, M. (Eds.) Berliner Geographische Arbeiten 117; Boden des Jahres 2010 – Stadtböden. Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, p. 126-134.
  • Toland, A. & Wessolek, G. (2010): Merging Horizons – Soil Science and Soil Art. In: Feller, C. and Landa, E. (Eds.) Soil and Culture. Dordrecht, Heidelberg, London and New York: Springer, p. 45-66.
  • Toland, A. & Wessolek, G. (2010): Core Samples of the Sublime – On the Aesthetics of Dirt. In: Feller, C. and Landa, E. (Eds.) Soil and Culture. Dordrecht, Heidelberg, London and New York: Springer, p. 239-260.
  • TOLAND, A. (2009): The Beauty of Dirt – Aesthetic Arguments and Artistic Practice as Alternative Approaches to Soil Communication, Education and Protection. Dipl. Ing. Thesis; Landscape Planning, Technische Universität Berlin.

Oral and Poster Presentations

  • September 2018: Internationale Konferenz »Anthropocenic Turn«? Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven auf das Anthropozän-Konzept, »Seeds – On Boundary Objects of the Anthropocene in Visual Arts Research«
  • August 2018: 2nd International Workshop on Science and Art, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Keynote Address: »Research in visual arts, soil culture, urban ecology, and the Anthropocene«
  • August 2018: 21st World Congress of Soil Science, Rio de Janeiro. Oral presentation: »Which Public? Audiences of Soil Communication from an Arts and Humanities Perspective«
  • August 2018: 21st World Congress of Soil Science, Rio de Janeiro. Oral presentation: »Visualising the soil platform function – a cultural critique of Anthropogenic soils«
  • July 2018: International Seminar on „Biodiversity conservation for human wellbeing«, International Academy for Nature Conservation, Isle of Vilm. Project Presentation: Dust Blooms – On Ecosystem Services and Artistic Research
  • April 2017: European Geosciences Union (EGU). Poster presentation »Devil in the Sand«
  • April 2017: European Geosciences Union (EGU). Poster presentation »Aesthetic Cartographies«
  • July 2016: Romancing the Anthropocene. Presentation at ArtScience Slam, Satellite Salon Berlin.
  • August 2015: Soil and Art. Oral Presentation, Soil and Culture at Create Bristol, UK.
  • June 2014: Picturing Soil – Artistic Approaches to Raising Soil Awareness. Oral Presentation, 20th World Congress of Soil Science, Jeju, Korea.
  • June 2014: Dirt Dialogues – An Integrated Art Exhibition, Film Program, and Emerging Dialogue at the 20th WCSS. Oral Presentation, 20th World Congress of Soil Science, Jeju, Korea.
  • September 2013: Anderer Zugang, Anderes Wissen – wie nehmen Künstler Boden wahr? Oral Presentation, DBG Jahrestagung, Rostock, Germany.
  • December 2012: Picturing Soil? Oral Presentation, Kreuzberger Salon, Berlin, Germany.
  • November 2012: Raising Soil Awareness – A Menu of Artistic Approaches. Oral Presentation, First Global Soil Week Conference, Berlin, Germany.
  • May 2012: Kunst und Boden – von Aktivismus zu Umweltbildung. Oral Presentation, »Neue Wege zum Bodenschutz« Expert Workshop, NNA Alfred Toepfer Akademie für Naturschutz, Schneverdingen.
  • April 2012: The Pedotopia Project: A Transdisciplinary Experiment in Soil Education. Poster Presentation, European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU), Vienna, Austria.
  • October 2010: Creative Conservation – Artistic Practice as an Instrument of Soil Protection. Poster Presentation, 5th International Urban Ecology Conference, »Cracks in the Concrete Jungle,« Berlin.
  • August 2010: Soil Art – Bridging the Communication Gap. Oral Presentation, 19th World Congress of Soil Science, Brisbane, Australia.
  • July 2010: Reclaiming Urban Nature – Artistic Strategies for Environmental Communication and Conservation in Urban and Industrial Landscapes. Oral Presentation, 5th International Conference on the Arts in Society, Sydney, Australia.
  • May 2010: Sculpting Justice out of Sand – Art and Soil Protection. Oral Presentation. Congress on Aesthetics and Ethics in Environmental Change, Hiddensee, Germany.