- Artistic Rising: Climate in Crisis
- Type of work
- Visual Artist
While in residence, Virginia Hanusik worked on The Place We Keep, a series exploring the inequality of disaster relief and preservation in communities along the Gulf Coast experiencing the impacts of climate change through a compilation of photographs, oral histories, and public programming on the perpetuation of environmental injustice in the region. Virginia Hanusik is an artist whose work explores the relationship between landscape, culture, and the built environment. She is currently organizing a panel scheduled for fall 2022 as a part of the project in collaboration with The Water Collaborative of Greater New Orleans.
Virginia Hanusik is an artist whose work explores the relationship between landscape, culture, and the built environment. Her projects on climate change and environmental justice have been exhibited internationally, featured in The New Yorker, Domus, Places Journal, The Atlantic, MAS Context, and Oxford American among others, and supported by the Pulitzer Center, Graham Foundation, and Mellon Foundation. She has lectured at institutions including Columbia University, Bard College, New York University, and Rutgers University about landscape representation and the visual narrative of climate change, and is on the board of directors of The Water Collaborative of Greater New Orleans where she coordinates multi-disciplinary projects on the climate crisis.
“My residency at A Studio in the Woods was one of the most special moments of my career as it gave me space to think and create in ways that I felt were dormant. I was able to tap into new methods of making work that I will take with me long after the residency is over. The support I received from the team throughout my entire stay was incredible and I would encourage artists working in any medium to spend time here.” – Virginia Hanusik