Routledge Handbook of Placemaking 2021 ‘The Hollywood Forest Story: Placemaking for the Symbiocene’

It is still a surprise to me, after a rather tortuous and risky Creative Practice-led PhD, that The Hollywood Forest Story, and particularly my framework to explain long term ecosocial (ecological) art practice has found resonance with others. And, over and over again, creatives and educators come back to me, after reading my most popular…Read more Routledge Handbook of Placemaking 2021 ‘The Hollywood Forest Story: Placemaking for the Symbiocene’

For Chrysalis Arts UK: Cathy Fitzgerald on ECOSOCIAL (ECOLOGICAL) ART IN PRACTICE

I'm delighted share that I will be talking about my ongoing ecosocial arts practice, The Hollywood Forest Story (since 2008), this Thursday 20 May, 2PM Irish/UK time 2021 for UK Chrysalis Art Development's Art & Climate in Practice three-week programme. Chrysalis UK are hosting a series of talks and events exploring the work of artists,…Read more For Chrysalis Arts UK: Cathy Fitzgerald on ECOSOCIAL (ECOLOGICAL) ART IN PRACTICE

‘Dear Dandelion’ – Polly Higgin’s legacy to prevent ecocide grows

"...imagine a future where the principles by which the world operates are golden rules: first do no harm, care for all life, seek joy ...'Dear Dandelion' - A poem by Jojo Mehta dedicated to the memory of Polly Higgins 1968-2019. On Easter Sunday I was reflecting on the sudden, tragic loss of an outstanding, compassionate,…Read more ‘Dear Dandelion’ – Polly Higgin’s legacy to prevent ecocide grows