Routledge Handbook of Placemaking 2021 ‘The Hollywood Forest Story: Placemaking for the Symbiocene’

It is still a surprise to me, after a rather tortuous and risky Creative Practice-led PhD, that The Hollywood Forest Story, and particularly my framework to explain long term ecosocial (ecological) art practice has found resonance with others. And, over and over again, creatives and educators come back to me, after reading my most popular…Read more Routledge Handbook of Placemaking 2021 ‘The Hollywood Forest Story: Placemaking for the Symbiocene’

‘Dear Dandelion’ – Polly Higgin’s legacy to prevent ecocide grows

"...imagine a future where the principles by which the world operates are golden rules: first do no harm, care for all life, seek joy ...'Dear Dandelion' - A poem by Jojo Mehta dedicated to the memory of Polly Higgins 1968-2019. On Easter Sunday I was reflecting on the sudden, tragic loss of an outstanding, compassionate,…Read more ‘Dear Dandelion’ – Polly Higgin’s legacy to prevent ecocide grows

New ecosocial art practice book–: ‘Creative Engagements with Ecologies of Place’ and guest talk by Iain Biggs

If you come here to help me, you are wasting your time.If you came here because your liberation is bound up with mine,Then let us work together.Mary Watkins quotes an Aboriginal Activist from Queensland, Australia, in Mutual Accompaniment and the Creation of the Commons, cited in the new Routledge book: Creative Engagements with Ecologies of…Read more New ecosocial art practice book–: ‘Creative Engagements with Ecologies of Place’ and guest talk by Iain Biggs