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Meta.Morf 2022 – Ecophilia @ Kjøpmannsgata Ung Kunst

May 6th, 2022 - July 31st, 2022

Jatun Risba

MARÍA CASTELLANOS & ALBERTO VALVERDE / FRANK EKEBERG / ANNIE HÄGG / MAREN DAGNY JUELL / MARIUS PRESTERUD / JATUN RISBA

Ecophilia? Think of Ecophilia as our deep desire to connect with nature. But what is nature really? Except for some made up ecological dreamscapes?

Ecology comes from Greek Oikos, meaning home. Today every aspect of our home is altered by new technologies, man-induced environmental disasters, biotechnological wonders, and blurred borders between the made and the natural. Has our home become alien to us in this age of global ecological transformations? How is ecophilia manifested in the Anthropocene?

The Ecophilia exhibitions of Meta.Morf 2022 present artists who critically question what it means to be a real ecophile –a true lover of nature– today. And how to become better at it?

Ecophilia exhibitions take place at three galleries in Trondheim: i) K-U-K – Kjøpmannsgata Ung Kunst, ii) Trøndelag Center for Contempor