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Evolving the Forest

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Due by mid-December, with a foreword by Sir Harry Studholme, Evolving the Forest is a book with a wide array of voices celebrating the past and future of our trees, woods and forests. Like all art.earth books, the voices are diverse, with artists, scientists, policy-makers, foresters, NGOs, historians, philosophers and others roughly contained in three sections: ecology and forest management, creative responses, and philosophy & polemic. Available now at a special repurchase price.

 

460pp, colour illustrations, index 21cm x 21cm

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Due mid-December, with a foreword by Sir Harry Studholme, Evolving the Forest is a book with a wide array of voices celebrating the past and future of our trees, woods and forests. Like all art.earth books, the voices are diverse, with artists, scientists, policy-makers, foresters, NGOs, historians, philosophers and others roughly contained in three sections: ecology and forest management, creative responses, and philosophy & polemic. Available now for prepurchase.

Preliminary Table of Contents

Foreword: Sir Harry Studholme
Introduction from art.earth (Richard Povall)

Ecology & Forest Management

Jeremy Ralph: Forestry 2120
Adrian Newton: Increasing awareness of forest collapse through science and art
Andreas Rutkauskas: Wildfire in an Uncertain Time: Photography and Regeneration
Christine Reid: The future of forestry
Kathryn Nelson: Patterns, Provenance and People: dynamic woodland biomes explored
Keith Kirby: Evolution or Revolution for Future Forestry
Lilian Cooper: The Life and Death of Trees
Margaret LeJeune: Shifting Halo
Manan Bhan: About abandonment and forest regrowth
Roderick Leslie: Transforming the Forestry Commission

Philosophy & Polemic

Jude Allen: Tree communication
David Haley: Trees of Grace: the last ash and the return of the Green Dragon – a matter of time
Karen Price: How to Hygge a Tree (when you can’t hug a tree)
Shane Finan: Forest networks: the biodiverse networks in forests
Liz O’Brien: Time to reflect on trees, woods and wonder
Fiona Stafford:Why Trees Matter
Sarah Abbott & Simon Leadbeater: If a Tree Falls… Perspectives on Sentience

Artistic responses

Angela Summerfield: Green Truth: a contemporary artist’s response
Naomi Hart: Old-growth forests of Takayna/Tarkine in north-west Tasmania (Drawings)
Jason Griffiths: Reading the Forest: insights into people-forest relationships through the study of localised literary heritage
Marita Davidson: Evolving the Forest: Encountering Trees
Stacey Righton: The Mulberry Tree
Bob Budd: Three sculptures
Cherie Sampson: Uphold (from Below) – An old cottonwood as a site of healing
Chris Poundwhite: Ash Tree
Flora Weigmann: The Humbolt Redwoods
Rob & Harriet Fraser (somewhere-nowhere): Space for Imagining: an installation and an invitation
Marchant Barron: poetry and sculpture
Petra Regent: Lockdown Time & Tree Time
Robin Walter: #LivingWithTrees
George Peterken et al: the Arborealists

Epilogue: Jeremy Ralph

 

 

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Weight 990 g
Dimensions 25 × 25 × 4 mm