Tag Archives: ecology

New Work on its Way

I have started a new piece of work – sparked off by some photos of branches against blue sky that I took in the woods last week. I seem to be returning to an old  theme of mine: that life … Continue reading

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Yggdrasil’s Stone

I thought you might like some background information on what led me to make this piece – though I don’t normally explain my work very much, preferring people to take from it whatever they want.  I made it quickly, top … Continue reading

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Devon Open Studios at Organic Arts

Equinox. A beautiful and tranquil autumn day at the farm: we enjoyed home-made organic cooking, watching the contented animals, wandering the trail of artworks… down the old railway cutting, between the trees, up and over the lush green fields of … Continue reading

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Lichen

Feeling a little like Dr Who approaching a strange new planet, I squinted through the lens at a magnificent, highly complex world – a world of bushy frondy shrubby things and crusty flat spreading patches, a world of what looked … Continue reading

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Working in the Trees

Cool soft air, a light wind and sun in the treetops. Warm breeze playing around my neck, and I feel complete. A badly sprained left hand makes me more aware than usual of my vulnerability. I am alert, picking my … Continue reading

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COP15

COP15 (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) is coming up next month. This is the latest UN Climate Change Conference, where the world’s leaders will gather in Copenhagen to reach a deal which puts the world on track to … Continue reading

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Stop Climate Chaos Coalition| The Wave

Here are two important links: The Wave | Stop Climate Chaos Coalition. The Wave

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Radical Nature

Before I forget, here’s a brief glimpse at another major exhibition I visited in London: Radical Nature: Art and Architecture for a Changing Planet – an RSA Arts & Ecology project at the Barbican Gallery. From the RSA: “The beauty … Continue reading

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Friends of the Earth Petition

Passing on this important info from William Shaw of RSA Arts & Ecology. Hello people, This is worth signing if you get a second: http://www.foe.co.uk/climatetalks/petition.html It’s the Friends of the Earth petition to world leaders in the run up to … Continue reading

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Frogs: the Thin Green Line

Following on from my post about bio-artist Brandon Ballengée, and his work on amphibian deformities – I happened to click on Animal Inventory yesterday, where I read about a new film by Allison Argo. Some years ago, Allison made a film on … Continue reading

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