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’

New ecosocial art practice book–: ‘Creative Engagements with Ecologies of Place’ and guest talk by Iain Biggs

If you come here to help me, you are wasting your time.If you came here because your liberation is bound up with mine,Then let us work together.Mary Watkins quotes an Aboriginal Activist from Queensland, Australia, in Mutual Accompaniment and the Creation of the Commons, cited in the new Routledge book: Creative Engagements with Ecologies of…Read more New ecosocial art practice book–: ‘Creative Engagements with Ecologies of Place’ and guest talk by Iain Biggs

Earth Writings: Irish ecosocial art practices with Bogs, Forest, Fields, Gardens

I am delighted to share that a book that has evolved from an ongoing innovative artists-academic project and conversations, launched in 2019, called Earth Writings is available to purchase from this site. I was invited to contribute to this project (with work from my ongoing ecosocial art practice, The Hollywood Forest Story) along with other…Read more Earth Writings: Irish ecosocial art practices with Bogs, Forest, Fields, Gardens