First Fridays launch: reminder

First Fridays launch: reminder

A brief reminder that our first informal networking lunch takes place next week, on April 1st. First Fridays are informal bring-food-or-drink-to-share networking lunches, usually on the first Friday of each month, and often followed by an artist talk. From May...
Polly Morgan: artist talk

Polly Morgan: artist talk

After the First Friday lunch on May 6, artist Polly Morgan will talk about her extraordinary contemporary taxidermy: stunning sculptural objects that revere and seem sometimes fearful of the animals and birds whose bodies she uses in her work. BOOK HERE (free)   Polly...
Midori Prize for Biodiversity

Midori Prize for Biodiversity

Since ancient times, in the course of civilization, humans have employed resources from the natural environment. As a result, the environmental loads on natural resources have continued to grow, and disruption and fragmentation of the ecosystem and a decrease of...
The Merz Barn

The Merz Barn

Reposted from Chris Fremantle’s EcoArtScotland Fifty years ago it was ‘the thing’ that needed saved.  Today it’s the place that inspired the process that needs to be saved. Fifty years ago the Merzbau was rescued from Elterwater in the Lake...
Poetry, Creativity and Environment

Poetry, Creativity and Environment

Poetry, Creativity, and Environment  26th and 27th February 2016 A collaboration between Leeds University Poetry Centre and the Environmental Humanities Research Group in the School of English Organisers: John Whale, Fiona Becket, David Higgins, Amy Cutler This...