Albatross the film – translating grief through art inspires global #beatplasticpollution movement

Some of the key images that have caught our hearts have been the result of some tireless individuals, who with artistic skills have been translating the throw-away-and-forget horror of our modern way of life. I'm sharing news that in a few days, a lead artist against pollution, photographer Chris Jordan, whose images early on impressed initial horror and grief on the state of our oceans, is releasing his feature length film Albatross free to the world on World Ocean's Day June 8, 2018.

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

2nd Red Stables Art & Ecology Summer School Bull Island Dublin

It's great to see all the events organised by the RedStables and Dublin City Arts Office for their 2nd Art & Ecology event. Details below. The Red Stables Art and Ecology Summer School takes place in St. Anne’s Park, Dublin 3 and North Bull Island, a UNESCO protected biosphere reserve. For further information and bookings…Read more 2nd Red Stables Art & Ecology Summer School Bull Island Dublin

art-ecology-politics-land: special Third Text 2013 journal issue

A part of my work since 2009 has been involved in bringing the new type of permanent forestry management I employ on my small 2.5 acre conifer site into the Irish political sphere. In contemporary art-ecology projects, political dimensions are often encountered, particularly when you begin to critically examine the socio-political effects that may be…Read more art-ecology-politics-land: special Third Text 2013 journal issue

Tending the wild – lessons from the forest toward deep sustainability at TheGallery, Bournemouth Arts University

Last week I gave a talk about my work at TheGallery, Bournemouth Arts University, UK. I was delighted to have the opportunity to share my work with a new audience and get valuable feedback too. My thanks to Stephanie James, Violet McClean and The Gallery interns for inviting me and making my visit so enjoyable.…Read more Tending the wild – lessons from the forest toward deep sustainability at TheGallery, Bournemouth Arts University