This is a diary recording exhibitions I've seen, interesting arts & health projects and my own failures and interesting references to failure. If you want to know the types of work I do please look at the About page here.
There was an interesting piece in the NY Times recently entitled Against Sustainability questioning the meaningfulness of ‘sustainability’ and offering a critique of the nostalgia-based version, Talk about “sustaining” nature, or “preserving” it, only exacerbates this mourning and indulges our melancholia. Like the bereaved who must learn to speak of the dea […]
International Creative Workshop in Megijima, Japan 2016 October 2-9 (long session) / October 8-9 (short session) hosted by SocieCity and Final Straw with Patrick M. Lydon, Suhee Kang, and Kaori Tsuji Ecological activism, creative practice, and community building come together on the Island of Megijima, Japan this October, and we want you to be a […]
SoilCulture: bringing the arts down to earth, from the Centre for Contemporary Art in the Natural World (CCANW) and Falmouth Art Gallery published in collaboration with Gaia Projects is the culmination of years of work—comprehensive documentation of a significant exhibition, nine curated artist residencies, and a Soil Culture Forum. It includes photographs a […]
Application deadline: 10am, Friday 19th August Creative Carbon Scotland is delighted to announce the details of their annual Arts & Sustainability Artists’ Residency (30th September – 3rd October). This year they’re offering up to eight Scotland-based artists from any discipline with the paid opportunity to participate in a weekend of discussion and acti […]
To coincide with Scotland’s Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design 2016, a two-day international conference (18-19 August, 2016) will celebrate the impact and legacy of Sir Patrick Geddes, polymath, botanist and founding father of town planning. The conference will be opened by Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Fiona Hyslop MSP. The conference will involve […]