Smithson and Holt early Land Art films to be screened in Dublin

I'm delighted to hear that a special screening of Robert Smithson's films are being organised by film curator Aoife Desmond next week in Dublin. US artist Robert Smithson was a seminal figure in the early Land Art movement in the late 1960s. The screening next week will  focus on Smithson's most famous work, Spiral Jetty,…Read more Smithson and Holt early Land Art films to be screened in Dublin

image of book cover The Great Turning 2013

Hollywood Forest Story selected for The Great Turning Artful Inquiry

“The Great Turning is a name for the essential adventure of our time: the shift from the industrial growth society to a life-sustaining civilization.” ~ Joanna Macy 'We hope you are inspired to make your own artful responses to The Great Turning through these images and words.'    ~    James Aldridge, Chris Seeley & Kathy Skerritt, curators…Read more Hollywood Forest Story selected for The Great Turning Artful Inquiry

update and overview of seeing the forest: beyond the ecocidal eye to a relational gaze in wildlife/natuaral history cinema

Recently I have been reviewing my work over the last year. Then last week I had to summarise in 15 min my overall research enquiry in a presentation to my research department and other Visual Culture PhD candidates and staff. Both the writing and presentation  have helped,  particularly in articulating and seeing my research query…Read more update and overview of seeing the forest: beyond the ecocidal eye to a relational gaze in wildlife/natuaral history cinema