Art, Research and Society: New Ecology: The Affective Power

  • Vivienne Wang
Part of the Arts, Research, Innovation and Society book series (ARIS)


We are coming to a very interesting place in history where new ecology of art, scientific and technological innovation, and society, is emerging. It will fundamentally change the dynamics and thus evolving pathways of the development of our society, and demand corresponding changes of the ways we perceive, understand and interact with this emerging ecology. Reexamining the relationships of art, techno-scientific research and society is thus to help both artists, scientists, policy makers and the public understand the emerging ecological system to fully utilize the great opportunity and better cope with the new challenges.


Double engines of society Emerging ecology Cross-fertilizing of arts and techno-scientific research 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Executive OfficeUnited Nations Development Programme (UNDP)New YorkUSA

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