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

Art & ecology at the Red Stables Summer School, Dublin

Last week I was delighted to share my work at the Dublin Red Stables Summer School, which as I mentioned previously in my last post, has this year centered on art & ecology. I gave a very general talk about my art & ecology practice talking about how my background in science, the Irish tree…Read more Art & ecology at the Red Stables Summer School, Dublin

Exhibiting with 9 stones artists Carlow

the neighbours (2012) HD 00:34 cathy fitzgerald c c I'm exhibiting with my human neighbours, The Nine Stones Artists , at Deighton Hall, Carlow, for Eigse 2012, 9-17 th June. It looks like, thanks to the great help from the Eigse festival committee, that I will be able to project my video work in a…Read more Exhibiting with 9 stones artists Carlow

update- working phd title and abstract

2016 Note: my research direction has since changed considerably to examine developments in transversal practice as my practice evolved in advancing significant outcomes in several knowledge domains. However, I still maintain an interest in experimental ecocriticism. 30 Dec 2011: Working phd title - is it possible to create cinematic moments/works that aspire to articulate a…Read more update- working phd title and abstract

new audiences for art & ecology and activism

p p ____________ I've recently been asked to contribute to the HerCircle online magazine - a US portal site on all things to do with women's socially engaged art work that has been operating for the last 6 years. One of the editors while visiting the UK  had come across my article 'networking the arts…Read more new audiences for art & ecology and activism

Walden by Jonas Mekas

The diary form of film-making by its master and leading experimental filmer and expermental film advocate... Walden is Mekas' conversation with a city (New York) and friends. It's nice to see that Jonas' celebratory and generous work now has spread to the new world of internet diary making too - see Jonas vlogging at http://jonasmekasfilms.com/diary/ …Read more Walden by Jonas Mekas

the place of artists cinema – off and online

I have often wondered on the new opportunities and places where artists cinema is exhibited. A most comprehensive recent overview is by irish academic, Maeve Connolly in her book 'The place of Artists' Cinema: Space, Site and Screen' (2009). However, while it does detail the relatively recent rise of artists cinema in supposedly 'non-commercial galleries,…Read more the place of artists cinema – off and online