I was delighted to have been asked to contribute to a Creative Carbon Scotland Green Tease event today to respond beyond the phrase -"the right tree in the right place" to argue for the "right forestry practice in the right place", especially in light of last week's terrifying IPCC report. Creative Carbon Scotland is a…Read more Stories for a Wiser Forestry – arguing for the “right forestry practice in the right place”: Edinburgh Botanic Gardens with Creative Carbon Scotland
‘The Battle of Moytura Or The Battle for the Soul of Ireland’:- why ecoliteracy for the arts is essential now
This is a special post for me. I’m reflecting on the first of what I expect to be many more contributions from ecoliterate creatives I am getting to know in my online ecoliteracy course. I now have the good fortune to meet such talented creatives from all art disciplines and from across the world, in my efforts to bring ecoliteracy to the arts. Their work has nourished me in these challenging times.
I’d like to share this new work below from Irish writer Fearghal Duffy who has a deep interest in Irish myth and who was ‘a student’ in my first 6-week ‘Haumea Ecoliteracy for Creatives and Art Educators’ pilot online course (I hesitate to call my cohort ‘students’ as they are remarkably talented).
This new work from Fearghal came about as I invited my first cohort of students to present a small work for our last online Zoom group…
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Film-maker from Wylie O’Hagan Irish film festival wins at Cannes
Some of you know that I got some clips of my tree film on you-tube in March, just a couple of months ago. My 'you-tube story' is that within 12 short hours, art curators Wylie O'Hagan invited me to show my work in their inauguaral Irish youtube film festival in London. It was a fantastic…Read more Film-maker from Wylie O’Hagan Irish film festival wins at Cannes