Mild Apocalypse – Feral Landscapes in Denmark: Reflections on an Exhibition

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Mild Apocalypse – Feral Landscapes in Denmark: Reflections on an Exhibition. / Brichet, Nathalia Sofie; Hastrup, Frida; Riede, Felix.

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Brichet, NS, Hastrup, F & Riede, F 2017, Mild Apocalypse – Feral Landscapes in Denmark: Reflections on an Exhibition..

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Brichet, N. S., Hastrup, F., & Riede, F. (2017, feb 20). Mild Apocalypse – Feral Landscapes in Denmark: Reflections on an Exhibition.

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Brichet NS, Hastrup F, Riede F. Mild Apocalypse – Feral Landscapes in Denmark: Reflections on an Exhibition. 2017.

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Brichet, Nathalia Sofie ; Hastrup, Frida ; Riede, Felix. / Mild Apocalypse – Feral Landscapes in Denmark: Reflections on an Exhibition. 2017.

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