Great Turning – the musical at Winchester Cathedral with June Boyce-Tillman

The Great Turning, a new work composed by June Boyce-Tillman will be an extravaganza featuring local community choirs and schoolchildren, over 400 performers at the stunning location of Winchester Cathedral, England. Is is based on The Great Turning frame

PLACE International Conference: Emergency necessitates an ecoculture of mind at Invisible Scotland

Artful ecoforest researcher Cathy Fitzgerald attended the 2013 PLACE International Symposia 'Invisible Scotland'. Here is her contribution to the catalogue that documented the event

Stories and Art of the Great Turning – meeting authors and artists at Bristol book launch 2013

"The most remarkable feature of this historical moment on Earth is not that we are on the way to destroying the world - we've actually been on the way for quite a while. It is that we are beginning to wake up, as from a millennia-long sleep, to a whole new relationship to our world,…Read more Stories and Art of the Great Turning – meeting authors and artists at Bristol book launch 2013

Stories of the Great Turning book includes The Hollywood Forest Story – out soon

You are now able to pre-order the new book inspired by Joanna Macy's work The Great Turning. My project 'Seeing the Forest: the Hollywood diaries' was chosen for  'The Great Artful Inquiry' chapter on artistic responses  to the themes in Joanna's internationally acclaimed work. It's very exciting to think my work will be appearing in…Read more Stories of the Great Turning book includes The Hollywood Forest Story – out soon

image of book cover The Great Turning 2013

Hollywood Forest Story selected for The Great Turning Artful Inquiry

“The Great Turning is a name for the essential adventure of our time: the shift from the industrial growth society to a life-sustaining civilization.” ~ Joanna Macy 'We hope you are inspired to make your own artful responses to The Great Turning through these images and words.'    ~    James Aldridge, Chris Seeley & Kathy Skerritt, curators…Read more Hollywood Forest Story selected for The Great Turning Artful Inquiry

New Red Stables Art & Ecology Summer School publication

8 This post was update 2.1. 13 A great legacy of the Dublin Red Stables Art & Ecology summer school, in which I took part in August, has now been produced. The series of events and projects have been reviewed and collated into a new publication created by the Dublin City Arts Office, edited by …Read more New Red Stables Art & Ecology Summer School publication

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 see here .   "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…Read more Ecopornography, slow violence and the deep, slow art of place