Deireadh Fomhair – The End of Autumn exhibition by Eoin Mac Lochlainn

  "Deireadh Fomhair" is the title for this body of work, the Irish name for the month of October but literally translating as 'the end of Autumn'. We have always taken the cycle of the seasons for granted in Ireland but with climate change, things have become more uncertain. When this Autumn ends, can we…Read more Deireadh Fomhair – The End of Autumn exhibition by Eoin Mac Lochlainn

Upcoming conversations about House Trees

House Trees (detail), full room height, graphite on white painted wall, drawing installation, Kathy Herbert, 2013 I'm delighted to have been asked by artist Kathy Herbert to participate in an informal conversation that will delve into the influences and tensions of her recent work House Trees and Other Tales. The sometimes fractious relationship between built…Read more Upcoming conversations about House Trees

Up a tree with Patrick Jones

I thought you might like to see the work of someone who wrote to me on my blog; these are his recent August sketches. Jones is an artist, poet, thinker, organic gardener, composter, father– and interested in looking deeply into the nature of his local environment and in earlier work, urban surroundings.  I don't think…Read more Up a tree with Patrick Jones

‘the reclaiming of the awareness of the world’…with poetry

“The only thing that can save the world is the reclaiming of the awareness of the world. That's what poetry does.” - Allen Ginsberg I've been caught up lately doing too much work but in odd moments I slip the words 'art and ecology' into search engines for other art forms to get a bit…Read more ‘the reclaiming of the awareness of the world’…with poetry