CRANN IRISH HEDGEROW & RARE TREE CALENDAR 1997: ESB Environmental Endeavour Award for project involvement 1998

  New to Ireland in1996, my first art project came from my work at the Crann Leitrim office, in Mohill, Co. Leitrim. In 1997 I wrote the text and completed original illustrations of rare Irish native hedgerow shrubs and trees for a Crann (releafing Ireland) Hedgerow Awareness project I was working on with Noel Kieran,…Read more CRANN IRISH HEDGEROW & RARE TREE CALENDAR 1997: ESB Environmental Endeavour Award for project involvement 1998

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

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

Stories from the field and forest seminar at Red Stables, 17 July Dublin

Stories from the field & forest seminar at Red Stables 4-6pm, 17 July Dublin (image:Red Stables 2012) P Are you an artist, botanist, gardener, horticulturist or interested member of the public? Would you like to take part in a discussion on art and ecology? I've been asked recently to join this seminar and talk about my…Read more Stories from the field and forest seminar at Red Stables, 17 July Dublin

Portraits of the Anthropocene by David Thomas Smith

Three Gorges Dam, Sandouping, Yiling, Hubei, People's Republic of China. 2010-11 © David Thomas Smith, courtesy of the artist Portraits of the Anthropocene by David Thomas Smith 'I make work that is multi-dimensional. Having come from a background in documentary photography, it is important to me to draw attention to socio-economic and political issues. While at…Read more Portraits of the Anthropocene by David Thomas Smith