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.
Ecoart Cathy Fitzgerald met with ecological artist Kathy Herbert to talk with her about her about her new work House Trees and other Tales at deAppendix, a fascinating art residency space at Dr Ciara McMahon's doctors surgery in Blackrock, Co. Dublin, Ireland
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…Read more 2nd Red Stables Art & Ecology Summer School Bull Island Dublin
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
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