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The Hollywood Story

The Hollywood Forest Story : An EcoSocial Art Practice | Co. Carlow Ireland

Over the years, I have learned the most about Close-to-Nature, continuous cover, permanent forestry management from lessons in the forest itself.

This has helped enormously when I began to think about transforming our small 25 yr old conifer plantation into a permanent forest. In fact, its only from professional foresters eyes that I began to really ‘see’ and understand the subtle yet important soil, light, tree-growing dynamics occurring in forests; dynamics one needs to understand if one if hoping to help develop and maintain a vibrant forest community long into the future.

In the last 5 or so years, I have been on many such days hosted and organised by ProSilva Ireland, a member organisation of  the 26 country organisation that makes up ProSilva Europe (prosilva is Latin ‘for the forests’ – and is easily understood across the many languages of Europe).

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Making It Real: from data visualisations to time streams

[repost from an e-artnow mailing] This symposium (open to fifty attendees) will present work resulting from an innovative collaboration between artists in UK and Brazil and technologists working in the Digital Economy funded Horizon Hub at University of Nottingham, in collaboration with scientists at the UK Met Office and biologists at the Rio de Janeiro... Continue Reading →

The fine art of provocation

Liberate Tate

For immediate release 15 October 2012

Art collective raises questions over John Browne’s conflict of interest as ex BP CEO

Tate Trustees have decided not to accept ‘The Gift’, a 16.5m wind turbine blade, as part of its permanent art collection.

‘The Gift’ was installed in Tate Turbine Hall in an unofficial performance on 7 July, involving over 100 members of Liberate Tate, the group that has made headlines for dramatic artworks relating to the relationship of public cultural institutions with oil companies.

The artists submitted official documentation (see below) for the artwork to be a gift to the nation ‘given for the benefit of the public’ under the provisions of the Museums and Galleries Act 1992, the Act from which Tate’s mission is drawn.

The refusal of the offer comes despite the fact that more than a thousand people signed a petition started by a Tate member calling on…

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Funded PhD: theatre and learning for sustainability

'Sustaining the imagination: theatre and learning for sustainability' 3 year funded PhD hosted by the School of Culture and Creative Arts at the University of Glasgow in partnership with Catherine Wheels Theatre Company - Further information - Closing date 9th July 2012. Theatre Studies at the University of Glasgow is seeking to award one fully... Continue Reading →

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