UNFIX Pt 1: Surveyance

The first of a series of videos from Christiana Bissett, embedded artist with the UNFIX Festival (29-31 March 2019) https://vimeo.com/326941897 Christiana Bissett is a Glaswegian artist, with a research practice in aesthetics and ecology. Using performance methodology her work explores how we perceive environment and how this perception impacts our imagined futures. Christiana recently completed... Continue Reading →

Mourning the planet: Climate scientists share their grieving process – from Truthout

Dahr Jamail, staff reporter for Truthout and known for his work on Iraq and Afganistan, speaks to scientists working on Anthropogenic Climate Disruption about their emotional responses in this important piece.  Thanks to Truthout for permission to repost extracts.  Jamail starts, I have been researching and writing about anthropogenic climate disruption (ACD) for Truthout for... Continue Reading →

David Borthwick: Review of Estuary, by Lydia Fulleylove, with artwork by Colin Riches

David Borthwick, who runs the University of Glasgow's masters programme Environment, Culture and Communication at the university's Dumfries Campus, reviews Lydia Fulleylove's Estuary, a new book of poems published by the excellent Two Ravens. Estuaries are, as in the title of one of Raymond Carver’s stories, ‘where water comes together with other water,’ fresh into salt,... Continue Reading →

Funded PhD Opportunity: Performing Geochronology: Deep Time and Sustainable Futures along Scotland’s Western Seaboard

How can creative research investigation into the climatic and tectonic processes operating along Scotland's Western Seaboard can help to nurture and communicate a sense of the 'deep time' involved?  This includes the 'slow' temporality associated with glaciations, and the 'quick' events of storms and flooding, but also organic temporalities, from evolution to settlement patterns. Such... Continue Reading →

Anthroposcene Evolution

James Watt didn't start the anthropocene age, nor is he responsible for climate change, but the invention of the Steam Engine is more than a footnote in history.  The new online journal at http://www.anthroposcenemanifesto.com (sic) is a platform for research and reflection from social, cultural ecology perspectives.  The introduction reads, The Anthroposcene Evolution is a... Continue Reading →

Art in the Anthropocene | Xavier Cortada

The introduction to the current issue of the Journal American Art takes as its starting point Astrid, a work by Xavier Cortada. "The works were made in Antarctica, about Antarctica, using Antarctica as the medium (provided to me by the very researchers who inform us about Antarctica)." The Introduction goes on to open up a... Continue Reading →

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