Eco-forest artist and art researcher Cathy Fitzgerald reviews Irish singer-songwriter Cathy Davey's music and videos for her New Forest (2016) album. Fitzgerald reflects how art is a powerful means and meme to engage and convey more life-sustaining eco-social understanding of the Symbiocene.
Details of Cathy Fitzgerald's Reversing Silent Spring at Visual Carlow 2 July-16 Oct 2016 for the 9 Stone Artists' Possibilities of Place exhibition.
I have been thinking of other perspectives and features of the valley where my work is located and what it informs it. Nearby is a stream, that often becomes a small river in winter or in our too frequent wet summers. It was once known at the 'Black River' 300 years ago (as it came…Read more And a river runs through it – postscript to my recent river-forest-bird post