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 →

occasional papers #5 WetlandLIFE

articles published on WetlandLIFE and artists are now collected in ecoartscotland occasional papers #5

Ecosystems Services and Gaelic Report published

NatureScot recently published a report on the relevance of Gaelic language, place names, literature and song, tradition and folklore to assessing ecosystem services. This is a very significant development in approaching ecosystem service assessment through a cultural lens, understanding that culture is not just tourism and beauty spots, but is the articulation of values, uses... Continue Reading →

Reviewer needed: Earth Writings

Robin Wall Kimmerer helps us to understand how humans can be important parts of living systems in our interactions with other living things (Braiding Sweetgrass). Gary Snyder discusses 'reinhabitants'. Barry Lopez identifies three qualities that are for him critical in indigenous peoples' ways of living. ...three qualities - paying intimate attention; a storied relationship to... Continue Reading →

Top 10 Discard Studies articles of 2020

It’s time for reminiscing! And what better topic to think back on than a year’s worth of trashy insights? Here are the top ten posts from Discard Studies in 2020 as determined by our readers!Top 10 Discard Studies articles of 2020

Deep Mapping Lough Boora – artists and peatlands

with additional writing by Gill Fremantle Tim Collins and Reiko Goto Collins have spent the past year visiting the Midlands of Eire undertaking a Deep Mapping of Lough Boora. The thing they were invited to visit is a twenty-year old Sculpture Park looking for a new direction. The resulting publication By Collis and Goto is... Continue Reading →

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