ASLE-UKI Locating Ecocriticism: Systems, Methodologies, Contexts conference at UCD, Dublin

Screen Shot 2014-03-26 at 01.10.02 At the end of this month Cathy Fitzgerald is presenting her artful eco forest research-in-progress at the 2014 ASLE-UKI (United Kingdom and Ireland) Postgraduate Conference "Locating Ecocriticism: Systems, Methodologies, Contexts: in Dublin, 30-31 July 2014, at University College, Dublin.

ecopornography and a review of the ecocinema enquiry over 2012

see Africa trailer here http://vimeo.com/56367550 'Nobody, nobody, nobody (not even myself, my supervisors, and my assessor) is seriously going to want to read my thesis.' Research blogger, 'NottinghamFlorist' Guardian Higher Education Network on Academic Blogging, Oct, 19, 2012 This website is hosted by WordPress, the largest online blogging platform and they recently sent out stats…Read more ecopornography and a review of the ecocinema enquiry over 2012

The Anthropocene Project 2013-14

An ambitious initiative ‘The Anthropocene Project’ opens this week involving leading thinkers, scientists and artists, from a range of disciplines coming together for an innovative two year study  10.01.2013 – 31.12.2014, curated by the House of World Cultures (Haus der Kulturen der Welt) in Berlin. This is an important, albeit overdue, initiative in that significant…Read more The Anthropocene Project 2013-14

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 Whanganui River is the guide and leader

View here to see online version of the book above Some of you may know that I'm back in New Zealand after presenting at the conference in Melbourne to spend time with my family. I always treasure the time I have back home and hadn't been thinking here of my work much at all although…Read more The Whanganui River is the guide and leader

Presenting the ecocidal eye in Melbourne: and ecocide motion adopted by The Green Party of England and Wales

Presenting the ecocidal eye in Melbourne: and ecocide motion adopted by The Green Party of England and WalesThanks to the Irish Arts Council for supporting my presentation with a 2012 Visual Arts Travel and Training AwardIt has been great recently to share my work in the southern hemisphere (I grew up in New Zealand but…Read more Presenting the ecocidal eye in Melbourne: and ecocide motion adopted by The Green Party of England and Wales