The first decade of The Hollywood Forest Story

#FridayArt4Emergency At the end of last year, I was invited to share my Hollywood Forest Story eco-social art practice at Maynooth University (MU), Co. Kildare. I was one of four creative practitioners (with Pauline O'Connell, Monica de Bath, and Seiodin O'Sullivan) sharing our work for the inaugural Earth Writings Exhibition and Symposia: Bogs, Forests, Fields,…Read more The first decade of The Hollywood Forest Story

‘Raising the Shining, Reflective Shield’: the urgent need for art and sustainability policy for Ireland

A study I undertook last year (supported by a Carlow Arts Office award), which began as a review of international art and sustainability for County Carlow quickly grew to scope policy for Ireland. I have long felt that so much more could be done to highlight the central role culture has for engaging civil…Read more ‘Raising the Shining, Reflective Shield’: the urgent need for art and sustainability policy for Ireland

bodies, landscapes, homes – Galway Dance Days with Art Geography Ireland

"Living as we do in the time of the great global warming, when the pursuit of private property denies communal claims, and when the reckless corruption of the few meets the immiseration of the many, the connections between bodies, between bodies and places, and between bodies, landscapes, homes and communities need to be rethought and…Read more bodies, landscapes, homes – Galway Dance Days with Art Geography Ireland