Reblogged Reflections on the Venice Biennale

The Climarte team (the Australian arts organisation rather than the Climart research network recently highlighted) covered environmental work presented at the recent Venice Biennale in <a href="http://us2.campaign-archive1.com/?u=29a210c8ac479a21fe27cfac3&id=c4fdb34ce1&e=%5BUNIQID%5D">their newsletter. Climarte particularly focus on the non-European pavilions. "In the South Korean Pavilion, Moon Kyungwon and Jeon Joonho invited us to visit Venice in some future time in... Continue Reading →

Future Forest

Collins_Goto_Edwards_FutureForest2015 We are pleased to highlight the Report just released by the Collins and Goto Studio and Forest Research entitled Future Forest, The Black Wood, Rannoch, Scotland.   It features reflection and findings from a year long artist-led creative inquiry into the ecological and cultural meanings and values associated with the Black Wood of Rannoch in... Continue Reading →

An Open Letter in the Dark | The Laboratory of Insurrectionary Imagination

"We are sorry it has taken so long to get back to you, but this letter has not been an easy one to write and things have been difficult here. We are also sorry that what began as a letter has perhaps become a long “manifesto against a world that we hate” (to quote one... Continue Reading →

Only Human? 14-16 November

“Picture after picture [by photographer Chris Jordan] depicts the decomposed bodies of albatross chicks – just bones, feathers, and a beak remaining, and in the middle of each, a multicolored pile of plastic and other debris: cigarette lighters, bottle tops, toy soldiers, and so many other little items.” “Millions of years of albatross evolution –... Continue Reading →

Content of Nothing :: Part 8 :: ….it moves, actually, in a Reticulum

Judy Spark: You remarked earlier that you feel that for you it’s “important to keep a lightness to creative work” and I would certainly agree with you on this and I think that this does bear even more import for visual than for written work. Other than the ‘academic’ aspect of some written work, I’m... Continue Reading →

Content of Nothing :: Part 7 :: Making and Writing

Judy Spark: We have talked about ‘hope’ and about ‘wonder’ but looking around at those mechanisms that will seek to commodify almost every realm of human endeavour the second it appears, it’s easy to feel a bit dispirited sometimes, despite the legions of creative practitioners who are standing up to this – or that play... Continue Reading →

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