The Dilemma of Filming Beauty: a guest post by Cathy Fitzgerald

I've been so very fortunate that my eco art 'Hollywood' forest project is online - former film lecturer, Dr. Cat Lupton of the UK based Earthlines review, saw my project from afar and has since commissioned me to write an article on the film element of my eco art practice (see above to read it).…Read more The Dilemma of Filming Beauty: a guest post by Cathy Fitzgerald

Ecocentric cinema by Andrew Denton

https://vimeo.com/33753042 One of the filmmakers I met in Melbourne at the ASLEC-ANZ Regarding the Earth: Ecological Vision in Word and Image 2012 conference was Andrew Denton, who is a senior digital design lecturer at AUT Auckland. I was delighted to see his work as he like me is a NZer and often examines forests in…Read more Ecocentric cinema by Andrew Denton

The ‘taxonomy’ of nature cinema and popularising science

This is a diagram I came across a few months ago in a book called Watching Wildlife by Cynthia Chris.  I know the work of one of the artists who created the diagram - Mark Dion. I looked at Dion's work closely for my undergraduate thesis and later article on Science and the Eclipse of the…Read more The ‘taxonomy’ of nature cinema and popularising science