Beverly Naidus reviews ‘We are nature defending itself’

In a previous piece for ecoartscotland Beverly Naidus, Artist/Writer/Activist/Facilitator/Co-learner, reported on her 2017 visit to the zad. Here Beverly reflects on the publication from Pluto Press We Are 'Nature' Defending Itself: entangling art, activism and autonomous zones (WANDI), the recently published text from Isabelle Fremeaux and Jay Jordan. The text is avowedly not a blueprint... Continue Reading →

Inge Panneels on ‘Ocean ARTic’, ecoart, and big data

How can we understand and experience changes in the arctic oceans caused by climate breakdown? Dr. Inge Panneels, artist and research fellow at Edinburgh Napier University/Creative Informatics initiative, reflects on Ocean ARTic - of artists and climate scientists collaborating and focused by the Glasgow Climate Talks (COP26). The project was developed by the Marine Association... Continue Reading →

BD Owens reviews ‘Assuming the Ecosexual Position’ by Beth Stephens and Annie Sprinkle

Photo credit Julian Cash and Design Credit Sandra Friesen Beth Stephens and Annie Sprinkle have taught us all more about ecosexuality than perhaps any other artists. Their new book Assuming the Ecosexual Position: The Earth As Lover, reviewed by BD Owens, opens up their development of this practice in new, joyful ways. BD's review of their... Continue Reading →

Becoming Earthly 2022

Gravity and MovementDoubt and PleasureLament and ImprovisationShame and Play Image credit: Jeni Reid for Phosphorescence Festival at the Barn, curated by artists Lucy Cash and Luke Pel, who took part in Becoming Earthly 2020. Closing date for applications: 29 November at 5pm. Becoming Earthly 2022 will be the second iteration of the Barn's online programme... Continue Reading →

Ocean ARTic Showcase event: 5th November from 7-9pm

ecoartscotland has been supporting MASTS' Ocean Artic project and this is an opportunity to catch up with artists' Michael Begg and Eve Mosher's work in response to the challenge to work with marine and in particular arctic climate researchers. Booking on Eventbrite At Creavitve Infomatics Lab 19 we'll be showcasing two incredible new creative works... Continue Reading →

Sanctuary 2021: Spoor – interviewing the curators

https://vimeo.com/576390791 Sanctuary Lab has provided an experimental space in the Galloway Forest Dark Skies park in South West Scotland since 2014. In a wide ranging discussion Jo Hodges & Robbie Coleman discuss Sanctuary. It is digitally dark as well as free from light pollution. We feel small. Criteria for success fall away. Note there are... Continue Reading →

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