"Deireadh Fomhair" is the title for this body of work, the Irish name for the month of October but literally translating as 'the end of Autumn'. We have always taken the cycle of the seasons for granted in Ireland but with climate change, things have become more uncertain. When this Autumn ends, can we…Read more Deireadh Fomhair – The End of Autumn exhibition by Eoin Mac Lochlainn
I have been lucky enough to attend two creative art and ecology summits organised by art.earth. Next year's theme is all about forests so I'm very much hoping to attend!! I expect it will be not so much 'evolving forests', more that it will a rich event promoting conversations and creativity, practical and scientific knowledge,…Read more Evolving the Forest, Creative Summit 19-21, 2019, Call for submissions
I'm heading off to Copenhagen today - I am excited but also have mixed feelings as I see Copenhagen as only a beginning of serious debate and awareness about Climate Change. I was reading the editorial in the Guardian this morning, who sums it up better than I and the disapointing distraction that has arisen…Read more Dancing to inaugural Cultures-Futures Summit at UN Climate Change conference, Copenhagen 2009
Hi all, Just found out that my film that I made for Biodiversity week 2008 Burning Bright, has been selected for the Carlow 2009 Eigse Film programme. Yay!!! I know some of you watched this film as it was selected earlier this year for the Green Party's youtube film festival and asked me how it…Read more Burning Bright selected for Eigse 2009 Film programme
I've re-cycled my e-card from last year (how green is that 😉 - hope you like it. I made it just before I started blogging last year, so now it has a home. Its the view from my studio office - no tree was harmed in the production of this card! I've just finished all…Read more Happy Christmas
I'm delighted to write that a new local forest directory has been created. It follows on from the 2006 'local project' film & exhibition, a project where I documented an innovative 15 year old community foresty project in south Leitrim. The film and exhibtion were supported by the Dock in Carrick-on-Shannon and Crann. Some of…Read more Local community forest directory now available
Another item from the Irish Green Gathering. I met US born Rita Higgins and her Irish partner Paul Quirke, who have a sustainable landscape design business in Cork - Anu Green Designs. I was captivated by their 'vertical garden' systems which you can plant up or buy ready grown. I had known about greenroof gardens…Read more Ugly walls? Living walls – artistic or architectural installations?