BD Owens reviews ‘Assuming the Ecosexual Position’ by Beth Stephens and Annie Sprinkle

Photo credit Julian Cash and Design Credit Sandra Friesen Beth Stephens and Annie Sprinkle have taught us all more about ecosexuality than perhaps any other artists. Their new book Assuming the Ecosexual Position: The Earth As Lover, reviewed by BD Owens, opens up their development of this practice in new, joyful ways. BD's review of their... Continue Reading →

Reblog: Reports on Climate Change Conferences, 2000-2019

This collection from the Climate Change Policy blog would have been useful when we were writing a Chapter and a Timeline for the new Routledge Companion to Art and the Public Realm. Anne Douglas, Dave Pritchard and I juxtaposed the 50-year ecological practice of the Harrisons (Helen Mayer Harrison 1927-2018) and Newton Harrison (b.1932) with... Continue Reading →

Shelley Castle asks ‘IS THIS IT? Looking towards COP26’

Throughout our travels to Glasgow and beyond, Lucy Neal, myself and Anne-Marie Culhane witnessed rivers bursting their seams and reclaiming land, causing heartache for communities and farmers, expanding territory for beavers, and washing away crops.  Rising alongside the water is a mounting sense of urgency, and an accompanying feeling of confusion, about how (or even... Continue Reading →

Reblog: Making Climate Change Sexy: A Journey

Coming to you from Artists and Climate Change, the story of a book and some advice on audiences... It’s a book for people who love the planet... and a good steak. People who care about coral reefs so much... they want to fly there. There's no judgement, just acknowledgement that it's a hard position to... Continue Reading →

How can Scotland adapt to the #climatecrisis? Exhibition and Talk

Newton Harrison, 2018, On The Deep Wealth of this Nation, Scotland (detail) EXHIBITION (TALK below): NEWTON HARRISON: ON THE DEEP WEALTH OF THIS NATION, SCOTLANDTuesday 12 March - Thursday 28 March @ 12pm - 4pmFree entry - Closed Sundays and Monday Join us at the Barn during Climate Week North East 2019 this March where... Continue Reading →

From Climate Cultures: Paul Michael Henry on UNFIX

UNFIX 2019 Image: Henrik Knudsen © 2019 From Climate Cultures: Paul Michael Henry, artist and artistic director of UNFIX, writes about UNFIX 2019 in Glasgow (29-31 March). "... People keep mis-labelling it ‘Unfixed’ or ‘The Unfix’ but it’s UNFIX: a command form. A verb and activity. A loosening, disburdening, freeing-up. Anti-fatalistic, with the assumption that... Continue Reading →

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