Our natural world provides lots of artistic inspiration. Spark visits artists who work in respect of nature.

Photographer Roman Loranc has spent years documenting the Central Valley landscape with a loving eye.

Li Huayi from the first generation of Chinese Cultural Revolution artists, reinvigorates Chinese landscape painting with his modern abstract vision.

Bill Dan, also known as “The Rock Man of Crissy Field,” balances rocks for all to contemplate.

Then Gregory Gavin builds temporary creeks in public spaces called “Riveropolis.”

In Respect of Nature 10 May,2006Spark

In this Episode


Bill Dan

Experience the balancing act of Bill Dan, also known as "The Rock Man of Crissy Field."



Gregory Gavin

Participate in building temporary creeks in public spaces with Gregory Gavin.



Li Huayi

See how Li Huayi blends western influences with the ancient Chinese art form of landscape painting.



Roman Loranc

Go down the river with photographer Roman Loranc who has spent years documenting the Central Valley landscape.


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