Stories of the Great Turning book includes Hollywood – out soon

You are now able to pre-order the new book inspired by Joanna Macy's work The Great Turning. My project 'Seeing the Forest: the Hollywood diaries' was chosen for  'The Great Artful Inquiry' chapter on artistic responses  to the themes in Joanna's internationally acclaimed work. It's very exciting to think my work will be appearing in…Read more Stories of the Great Turning book includes Hollywood – out soon

The ‘taxonomy’ of nature cinema and popularising science

This is a diagram I came across a few months ago in a book called Watching Wildlife by Cynthia Chris.  I know the work of one of the artists who created the diagram - Mark Dion. I looked at Dion's work closely for my undergraduate thesis and later article on Science and the Eclipse of the…Read more The ‘taxonomy’ of nature cinema and popularising science

Exhibiting with 9 stones artists Carlow

the neighbours (2012) HD 00:34 cathy fitzgerald c c I'm exhibiting with my human neighbours, The Nine Stones Artists , at Deighton Hall, Carlow, for Eigse 2012, 9-17 th June. It looks like, thanks to the great help from the Eigse festival committee, that I will be able to project my video work in a…Read more Exhibiting with 9 stones artists Carlow

New book: Ecocinema Theory and Practice

Above: Two instances of wind from Tarkovsky's "Zerkalo" (Mirror), spliced together * New book due Aug 2012: Ecocinema Theory and Practice   'Most academic film studies professionals don't take nature film seriously, either historically or theoretically. Indeed, there are few better indications of the educationally counterproductive gap between the humanities and the sciences', Scott Macdonald,…Read more New book: Ecocinema Theory and Practice

The Environmental Humanities via filmmaker/video artist Peter Norrman and collaborators

'The Environmental Humanities'(2012) via filmmaker/video artist Peter Norrman and collaborators . I've been delighted to have been recently asked to be a contributor on the US/international ecomediastudies.org website. The website has a excellent resource page of key academic books and references and really useful, it has a page dedicated to journal calls for papers, conferences.…Read more The Environmental Humanities via filmmaker/video artist Peter Norrman and collaborators