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What is Next Nature?

With our attempts to cultivate nature, humankind causes the rising of a next nature, which is wild and unpredictable as ever. Wild systems, genetic surprises, autonomous machinery and splendidly beautiful black flowers. Nature changes along with us.

A visual introduction into Next Nature

A visual introduction into Next Nature

Corporate Animal logos – Hunted and gathered by Karl Grandin.Corporate Animal logos – Hunted and gathered by Karl Grandin.

‘Nature’ is one of the most successful products around today.Organic Coca-Cola, a speculative ‘green’ product. Image Van Mensvoort.

Papilio Nike-Ulysses – Genetically modified butterfly wing markings. Image Van Mensvoort.Papilio Nike-Ulysses – Genetically modified butterfly wing markings. Image Van Mensvoort.

While our natural environment is replaced by a world of design…High Heels (Image Julie Rap).

Our technological world becomes so complex and uncontrollable; it becomes a nature of its own.Traffic junction in Altanta, GA, USA (Image Google maps).

Through our human culture we cause the rising of a next nature.Map of the Internet – Image Matt Britt.

Real nature is not green. It is beyond our control.A flock of Visas. Image Massive Change.Nature changes along with usBabyphone – Image Van Mensvoort.

For more info on Next Nature, check the FAQ or read the paper Exploring Next Nature (pdf).