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)  ...
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...
Susanna Bauer exhibition

Susanna Bauer exhibition

‘Leaf Works’ Innovation Centre, Exeter University March 1 to May 26, 2016 Susanna Bauer’s leaf works pay homage to nature as well as holding up a mirror to the viewer. Mainly constructed with dry leaves and cotton yarn the pieces hold a fine balance of...
Branching Out – update

Branching Out – update

We’ve made the hard decision to cancel the Branching Out short course because of insufficient take-up. We’re working with a new idea within the short course structure at Schumacher College, and perhaps the structure isn’t quite right for these kinds...