Reviewer Needed: Exchange by Chris Drury and Kay Syrad

We're looking for someone to review Exchange by Chris Drury and Kay Syrad. From Chris Drury's website, "Exchange was produced in collaboration with Kay Syrad and was commissioned by Cape Farewell to look at sustainable ways of living and farming in relation to three farms in Sydling St Nicholas and Godmanston, West Dorset. The two... Continue Reading →

Camilla Nelson: An Oakwoods Almanac in Review

  There is much to explore in this Almanac of entries, some more sculpted than others, compiled by the poet Gerry Loose as he wandered the familiar and foreign oakwoods of Sunart and Saari in 2007, 2008 and 2010. An Oakwoods Almanac is arranged in two parts. The first, ‘Sunart’, takes its name from the... Continue Reading →

Samantha Clark on Brett Bloom’s Petro-Subjectivity

Samantha Clark, artist and currently Phd student of creative writing, attended Camp Breakdown Break Down this summer at SSW and has responded to Brett Bloom's book 'Petro-Subjectivity: De-Industrializing Our Sense of Self' in the following text.  Drawing on variously Ursula Le Guin, mysticism and Deep Ecology, Henry David Thoreau and Murray Bookchin, Clark's riff on... Continue Reading →

Wallace Heim: ‘Art & Ecology Now’ review

ecoartscotland has just published a pair of blogs by Dr. Wallace Heim reviewing two important publications on art-science collaborations focused on the environment.  Wallace very kindly also looked at Thames and Hudson's new book Art & Ecology Now.  Below is her response.   There’s a confusion in form in Andrew Brown’s Art & Ecology Now,... Continue Reading →

Wallace Heim: documenting art science collaborations focused on environments Pt.2

The second of Wallace Heim's reviews of recent publications on art-science collaborations focuses on Field_Notes from the Finnish Bioart Society. Going someplace unfamiliar for an adventure, and doing this with a group of strangers, is an ancient exercise to stimulate human learning and imagination. This suspension of the everyday for the inspiration of the new... Continue Reading →

Wallace Heim: documenting art science collaborations focused on environments Pt.1

Wallace Heim, editor of the Ashden Directory and Ashdenizen Blog for 20 years, has reviewed two books, documenting art science collaborations focused on environments.  Imagining Natural Scotland is the publication associated with a programme for the Year of Natural Scotland.  Creative Scotland working with Scottish Natural Heritage and other partners put out a call for... Continue Reading →

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