Amitav Ghosh’s The Great Derangement

This is an excellent discussion using Amitav Ghosh's 2016 book The Great Derangement. He explores the role of arts and culture with and around the environmental crisis, its entanglements and forms, from an Asian perspective as well as a European one, problematising the dominance of the scientific in the discourse (not questioning science, but questioning... Continue Reading →

Call for Artists, The Nature of Cities Festival

The Nature of Cities' Forum for Radical Imagination on Environmental Cultures (FRIEC) is calling for proposals. "It is our pleasure to invite your submission for artistic contributions at The Nature of Cities Festival, a global virtual gathering of interdisciplinary thinkers and doers working toward greener cities for nature and all people. We will review submissions... 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 →

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.

#artopps ‘Becoming Earthly’ @TheBarnArts

Becoming Earthly (building on Bruno Latour) reflects a need to develop a shift in perspective towards care for the thin skin of the earth that is the atmosphere and topsoil on which all life depends. We surprisingly know very little about this skin. The Barn is inviting applications from artists working across all media who... Continue Reading →

Opportunity PhD studentship: Assessing arts-based interventions for sustainable practice

Deadline: 3 July Assessing arts-based interventions for sustainable practice will observe a range of creative interventions, critically reflect upon them as both artistic creations and mechanisms for change within an Energy and Environmental Humanities framework, and develop a portable qualitative framework for the design and assessment of arts-based interventions. Creative Carbon Scotland Find a PhD... Continue Reading →

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