Andressa Schröder


Andressa Schröder is a Brazilian PhD Researcher in Cultural Studies at the Justus Liebig University Giessen in Germany. Her current research project investigates the affective dimensions of sustainability ethics, engaging with environmental aesthetics and arts-based research. The project focuses on alternative art festivals, where combined artistic and ecological approaches are propitiated to instigate the participants’ environmental awareness.

Research interests: environmental-cultural sustainability, multisensory aesthetics, ecofeminism, alternative lifestyles, alternative and psychedelic art.

Selected Publications:

  1. Aesthetic strategies to explore beyond the models of sustainable development: An analysis of Lisa Simpson’s Musical Sewing. In: Sustainable Development 26, Special Issue 2. Ramos, Tomás B.; Caeiro, Sandra; Pires, Sara Moreno; Videira, Nuno (eds.). How are new sustainable development approaches responding to societal challenges? pp. 182-89. <>

  1. Exploring Beyond the Representations of the Environmental Crisis: (Per-) Formative and Affective Conditions of the Environmental-Self. In: Kovach, Elizabeth; Nünning, Ansgar; Polland, Imke (eds.). Literature and Crisis: Conceptual explorations and literary negotiations. WVT Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier. pp. 275-88.

  1. Aesthetics as a ‘middle way’ in Sustainability Ethics. In: Asikainen, Sari; Brites, Claudia; Plebańczyk, Katarzyna; Rogač Mijatović, Ljiljana; Soini, Katriina (eds.). Culture in sustainability: towards a transdisciplinary approach. Jyväskylä, Finland: SoPhi, University of Jyväskylä. pp. 108-19. <>