Ecocentric cinema by Andrew Denton

https://vimeo.com/33753042 One of the filmmakers I met in Melbourne at the ASLEC-ANZ Regarding the Earth: Ecological Vision in Word and Image 2012 conference was Andrew Denton, who is a senior digital design lecturer at AUT Auckland. I was delighted to see his work as he like me is a NZer and often examines forests in…Read more Ecocentric cinema by Andrew Denton

How far is heaven: a new film on relations between a New Zealand river and its communities

http://vimeo.com/deerheartfilms/hfih-trailer I've been lucky enough to catch some new documentaries at the 2012 NZ film festival... And this one, How Far is Heaven (2012) in particular relates to my previous post (the Aotearoa-New Zealand Whanganui river has recently been granted world-leading innovative legal status as an entity in its own right). Beautifully shot, this film…Read more How far is heaven: a new film on relations between a New Zealand river and its communities

The Whanganui River is the guide and leader

View here to see online version of the book above Some of you may know that I'm back in New Zealand after presenting at the conference in Melbourne to spend time with my family. I always treasure the time I have back home and hadn't been thinking here of my work much at all although…Read more The Whanganui River is the guide and leader

Presenting the ecocidal eye in Melbourne: and ecocide motion adopted by The Green Party of England and Wales

Presenting the ecocidal eye in Melbourne: and ecocide motion adopted by The Green Party of England and WalesThanks to the Irish Arts Council for supporting my presentation with a 2012 Visual Arts Travel and Training AwardIt has been great recently to share my work in the southern hemisphere (I grew up in New Zealand but…Read more Presenting the ecocidal eye in Melbourne: and ecocide motion adopted by The Green Party of England and Wales

screen reel 2008-12 for 9 Stones Artists exhibition, Carlow

screen reel cathy fitzgerald 2008-12 SD & HD 8:54* * Above is the video work I have put together for my video installation for the 9 Stones Artists exhibition I am involved with - it opens next Saturday at Deighton Hall, Carlow (opposite main An Post/Post office) from 12 pm, opening reception at 6pm. I…Read more screen reel 2008-12 for 9 Stones Artists exhibition, Carlow

I come from a country of grass, New Zealand and the Age of Stupid

As some of you know I was recently back to my first home of New Zealand to visit my family. I love the opportunity whenever home to visit virgin forest areas, simply referred to as  as 'bush' by New Zealanders. It's what I find most special about my country from a perspective of now living…Read more I come from a country of grass, New Zealand and the Age of Stupid