Interdisciplinary Alliance of Ecological Aesthetics (IAEA) around the fire discussing issues of the day on the Kaibab Plateau, Arizona during our first meeting

Interdisciplinary Alliance of Ecological Aesthetics (IAEA) around the fire discussing issues of the day on the Kaibab Plateau, Arizona during our first meeting

IAEA is an inclusive group of scientists and artists interested in expanding the dialogue and discourse between a variety of scientific and artistic disciplines surrounding ecological issues relative to the southwest region of the U.S. IAEA seeks to build and develop diverse forms of engagement and instigate new perceptions on ecological issues bridging art, science, policy and public awareness.

IAEA was formed as a generative project from multiple disciplines, bringing together localized research and developing inquiries far reaching. Many of IAEA members are active as artists, researchers, and leaders. 

 

Enduring Objectives

1. Exchange and Disseminate research and information and artistic processes.

3. Develop interdisciplinary methodologies.

3. Promote partnerships and manage research.

4. Develop process for planning and proposals. (Ex. Three tier process: Categorical exclusion, public process, develop plan)

 

Enduring Principles

Respect Knowledge Systems

Promote an ecological ethic

Self initiate

 

Partnering Agents:

Northern Arizona University (Land Conservation Initiative (LCI), School of Forestry)

Southwest Fire Science Consortium (A JFSP Knowledge Exchange consortium)

Flagstaff Arts Council

National Park Service

National Forest Service

 

 

 

IAEA Members

Art Branch 

Science Division