How can Scotland adapt to the #climatecrisis? Exhibition and Talk

Newton Harrison, 2018, On The Deep Wealth of this Nation, Scotland (detail) EXHIBITION (TALK below): NEWTON HARRISON: ON THE DEEP WEALTH OF THIS NATION, SCOTLANDTuesday 12 March - Thursday 28 March @ 12pm - 4pmFree entry - Closed Sundays and Monday Join us at the Barn during Climate Week North East 2019 this March where... Continue Reading →

Valuing Nature: what do artists contribute?

Artists have been valuing nature probably since we first marked the wall of a cave or whistled like a bird – artists have always rendered nature visible. Artists valuing nature have explored human ‘value’ (Monet’s Haystacks and Turner’s Rain, Steam and Speed both render human use of nature visible), but they have also articulated human... Continue Reading →

Kerry Morrison #art4wetlands …the way I view mosquitoes

Reflecting on being part of the WetlandLife team and how interdisciplinary working has shifted the way I view mosquitos Kerry Morrison 11.07.18 The interdisciplinary nature of WetlandLIFE The openness and inclusiveness Has broadened my understanding And my views Of wetlands Of mosquitos Information exchanged Put out there Into the group Relating to the collective research... Continue Reading →

Tim Acott and Dave Edwards #art4wetlands, a disciplinary dance

As part of the Ramsar Culture Network/ecoartscotland #art4wetlands story Tim Acott (Principal Investigator for WetlandLIFE) and David Edwards (Forest Research) here unpack their thinking behind involving artists in the WetlandLIFE project (part of the Natural Environment Research Council's Valuing Nature Programme). WetlandLIFE is focused on managing mosquitoes and the socio-economic value of wetlands for wellbeing.... Continue Reading →

Creative Sustainability

I don’t know how many people listened to the Moral Maze on Radio 4 on Wednesday evening (10th October)? In the week of the IPCC report saying we have 12 years before we go through the 1.5 degrees of global warming threshold, the programme brought together a debate on the moral implications. The debate was... Continue Reading →

Kate Foster: Engaging with peatland restoration – Embedded Art practices within Landscape Partnerships

As artists, we (Kerry Morrison and Kate Foster) have discovered a common purpose of embedding ecological artistic practice and research within peat landscape restoration projects. This post invites readers to ‘watch this space’ for how we are, and will be, involved in restoration work on blanket peatland and raised bogs that will be carried out... Continue Reading →

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