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 →

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 →

The virus speaks

In Tim Morton's highly recommended 'We're doomed' on BBC R4 he speaks to George Monbiot about needing to accept circumstances, in Monbiot's case that his cancer was part of him. It doesn't mean that Monbiot doesn't talk about the excellent care he received from the NHS or the reality that the cancer could have killed... Continue Reading →

Reblog: Global Environment Policy as political theatre #COP26

Reposting from Artists & Climate Change, Kyoto Forever? UN Climate Conferences as Political Theatre is a valuable exploration of the ways in which theatre can open up and imagine global environment policy-making, particularly as enacted in UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Conventions of the Parties (UNFCCC COPs, particularly with COP26 coming to Glasgow in... Continue Reading →

Newton Harrison: 3 recent videos including ‘Apologia Mediterranean’

Three recent video works by Newton Harrison - an apology to the Mediterranean Sea, a call to Scotland to become the first industrialised country to give back more than it takes out, and an installation to assist biodiversity to adapt in Northern California. https://youtu.be/ve-zt2IMQwU Meditation on the Mediterranean. Included in the Collateral events of the... Continue Reading →

‘We Have More Agency Than We Realize’: Curator Lucia Pietroiusti on How the Art World Can Tackle Climate Change

Lucia Pietroiusti, Curator of General Ecology at The Serpentine in London, says, "The more I spend time with the practice of ecological thinking, the more I realize that one solution or a one-toned approach is just not the answer. I am driven by the fact that it is becoming quite clear now that we are... Continue Reading →

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