‘From the Ground Up’

COP26 Coalition's free online festival will run from Thursday November 12th to Monday November 16th, providing a space for climate justice movements from across the world to come together, strategise, and build power for systemic change. Register here https://vimeo.com/468346637 Arts and Culture Highlights https://cop26coalition.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/ShortProgram101024_1.jpg From Ceilidhs to Colombian Contemporary Dance, we've got a huge variety... Continue Reading →

Deep Mapping Lough Boora – artists and peatlands

with additional writing by Gill Fremantle Tim Collins and Reiko Goto Collins have spent the past year visiting the Midlands of Eire undertaking a Deep Mapping of Lough Boora. The thing they were invited to visit is a twenty-year old Sculpture Park looking for a new direction. The resulting publication By Collis and Goto is... Continue Reading →

Further steps in Ireland to help end ecocide

Talking horses, Bree and Hwin and two children gallop, desperately trying to get to Narnia where humans and nonhuman species are free and seen as equal! Illustration by Mack for A Horse And His Boy, a book in the Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis. “I wanted to ask a really Big Question – indeed... Continue Reading →

#arts4treescapes

The NERC led Treescapes Programme specifically articulates a requirement for Arts & Humanities involvement. The Programme Ambassadors are using #treescapes and we'd encourage practice-led researchers in the arts, curating and producing to use #arts4treescapes to discuss the programme and to highlight relevant practices and projects. For example, as a 'starter for 6', the following are... Continue Reading →

The domestic and the global: Emma Nicolson on how the arts will be at the heart of Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh.

We want to move on from the ‘white cube’ of yesteryear, taking a different tack that reconnects the house to its surroundings, but also to transform the house into a gallery fit for the pressures and urgent challenges of the 21st century.

The virus speaks #3

The previous pieces have focused on the ways that the virus might be speaking to us. Three pieces have been published recently by people who have been living with chronic illness. Caroline Gausden suggested Johanna Hedva who lives with chronic illness and their 'Sick Woman Theory' is for those who were never meant to survive... Continue Reading →

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