I'm delighted to share that The Hollywood Forest Story is now showcased in the online Creative Carbon Scotland Library of Creative Sustainability. Creative Carbon Scotland, through the Creative Scotland Arts Council has pioneered arts and sustainability initiatives since 2011. It supports the development of artistic practices in relation to sustainability and climate change through residencies,…Read more The Hollywood Forest Story showcased in Creative Carbon Scotland’s Library of Creative Sustainability
I had such a wonderful time on Saturday 2 November 2019, giving my first Essential Ecoliteracy for the Arts workshop for creative people and art teachers in Rathanna village, Co. Carlow, Ireland. I was also interviewed by journalist and writer Rachel Andrews for RTE Lyric FM on the day. The post below is reblogged from my Haumea website which collates my work on providing ecoliteracy learning opportunities for creative workers.
“Do artists have the right kinds of tools to imagine new ways of living for the earth and its inhabitants?”
Luke Clancy, RTE Lyric FM Culture File, 11 Nov, 2019
I had such a wonderful time on Saturday 2 November 2019, giving my first Essential Ecoliteracy for the Arts workshop for creative people and art teachers in Rathanna village, Co. Carlow, Ireland.
Developing this workshop has been a long-held wish of mine since I suggested the need for urgent ecoliteracy for the Irish arts sector, at the conclusion of my doctoral thesis, when I submitted it back in 2016. I have felt this keenly for many years as I have a previous career in research science and I know the cultural sector needs to be better informed and supported to effectively engage with this topic. I also know that societal shifts, like the urgent need for society to live in…
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"It looks as if it had hundreds of suffocating people under it—all struggling to get to the surface, and all sinking lower and lower in the dreadful deeps!" The Moonstone, Wilkie Collins, 1868, (184.108.40.206) In September 2011, I was asked to more clearly define my artistic practice and the methodologies I intended to employ to…Read more The Shivering Sands – notes on defining an artistic practice PhD