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 →

Unfix in conversation

ecoartscotland has worked with UNFIX, the DIY festival of performance on several occasions, including in 2019 when we hosted Christiana Bisset's embedded artist project. Chris Fremantle and Anne Douglas also performed at UNFIX 2019, with selected readings from the works of Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison. With the next iteration of UNFIX planned for... Continue Reading →

Calling artists and marine scientists

Deadline 5pm on 24th March 2021 ecoartscotland is supporting Ocean ARTic, a new initiative funded by Creative Scotland and led by Marine Alliance Science Technology Scotland (MASTS) working with Creative Informatics. The partnership has been established in a pivotal year for climate change negotiations at COP26, and the start of the UN Decade of Ocean... Continue Reading →

Becoming Earthly Film Season

What might an expanded ecological cinema look like? 12 – 26 March 2021 This first online film season at the Barn, curated by filmmaker Huw Wahl, is a space to come together and think about what an expanded, or broader notion of ecological cinema might look like. Through screenings, conversations, and Q&As with filmmakers who... Continue Reading →

Climate Beacons Call

#eoi: Deadline 9am Monday 1 March #arts4cop26 https://www.creativecarbonscotland.com/climate-beacons-for-cop26/ Creative Carbon Scotland are seeking expressions of interest for science, climate advocacy and cultural organisations interested in forming consortia to deliver programming focused by COP26. The aim is to deliver collaborative public programming across Scotland before, during and after the COP. What is the message from your... 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 →

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