Open Access: why I share my forest-art-land-politics phd online

"One of the cultural revolutions we're living through is a change in the relationship between the way knowledge is gathered and the way it is communicated. There was an old model of scholarship: experts did painstaking research. When they discovered something they shared it with their colleagues and, to a greater or lesser extent, with…Read more Open Access: why I share my forest-art-land-politics phd online

art-ecology-politics-land: special Third Text 2013 journal issue

A part of my work since 2009 has been involved in bringing the new type of permanent forestry management I employ on my small 2.5 acre conifer site into the Irish political sphere. In contemporary art-ecology projects, political dimensions are often encountered, particularly when you begin to critically examine the socio-political effects that may be…Read more art-ecology-politics-land: special Third Text 2013 journal issue

Ecopornography, slow violence and the deep, slow art of place

Please note: a revised and extended new version of this article will be published in the EarthLines March 2014 magazine .   "Nature photographs have become something of a problem', Joy Williams, quoted by Bart Welling in Ecoporn: on the limits of visualising the nonhuman, 2009. "The representational challenges are acute, requiring creative ways of…Read more Ecopornography, slow violence and the deep, slow art of place