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

‘Reflecting again on Wendell Berry’s– ‘the forest is the basis of a culture’

This is the first of two posts reflecting on ideas from writer-philosopher-poet Wendell Berry that influenced my art-forest-policy work over the last two decades. The next post details the odd coincidence in that I have been invited by curators to talk about a forest text that has inspired my work–for the 2020 Dock Art Centre…Read more ‘Reflecting again on Wendell Berry’s– ‘the forest is the basis of a culture’

ecologies of the moving image – new ecocinema book by adrian ivakhiv

'The Zone is the Zone of Cinema. The camera is in the Zone. We don’t see it; we are it' Adrian Ivakhiv, 2012 Due out next year is another new academic text adding to the small field of ecocriticism as it applies to thinking about cinema - the full title is listed as Ecologies of…Read more ecologies of the moving image – new ecocinema book by adrian ivakhiv