May 26 – June 6 2008, at Schumacher College, Devon, England.
Susan Derges, Lynne Hull and James Marriott will be leading a practical course on the relationship between art and the natural world. Needs to be booked, and you can find further details on the Schumacher website:
Susan Derges is a photographer who uses the natural world as her darkroom to create images of water flows and the night sky around her Dartmoor home. She has created a major commission for the Eden Project’s new Education Resource Centre in Cornwall and has exhibited her work around the world.
Lynne Hull has pioneered “trans-species” art, creating sculpture installations as wildlife habitat enhancement and eco-atonement for human impact. She has worked in the American West and eight other countries with a variety of wildlife agencies. Currently she is working on Migration Mileposts, linking communities in the Americas who share migratory birds.
James Marriott is a writer, artist, activist and naturalist. He is a Co-Director of PLATFORM, which since 1983 has brought together artists and activists to create projects and campaigns that help the struggle for ecological & social justice in London, PLATFORM’s home, and distant elsewheres impacted by that metropolis.