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Stone Talks (Alyson Hallett)

Stone Talks (Alyson Hallett)

from Triarchy Press   Stone Talks: intimate reflections by prize-winning poet Alyson Hallett PUBLISHED AND LAUNCHED THIS WEEK "I will be an avid reader of Stone Talks, and I’ll tell my friends to keep an eye out for it. I love the way you travel." - Professor Donna...

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New art.earth book: Liquidscapes

New art.earth book: Liquidscapes

We're about to publish our next book. You can now pre-order Liquidscapes at a special pre-publication price of £18 (normally £22). The book is 270 pages, colour, paperback 210x210mm. Pre-orders will be shipped as soon as the book is available. A rich assemblage of...

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Competences for Democratic Culture

Competences for Democratic Culture

[NOTE: 'Cultnet' is an academic email bulletin board for people interested in culture and cultural knowledge] from Mike Byram (m.s.byram@DURHAM.AC.UK) Dear All Some years ago a sub-group of Cultnet members created a network of activities and texts etc. in which...

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Time & Attention (CSPA Quarterly 25)

Time & Attention (CSPA Quarterly 25)

CSPA Issue Q25: Time & Attention compiles various frameworks, tactics, and propositions for tuning our attention and contextualizing our place in time. An experimental philosopher, prisoners, a child, and others contribute their diverse perspectives, collectively...

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Guidebook for an Armchair Pilgrimage

Guidebook for an Armchair Pilgrimage

Phil Smith (Mythogeography/Crabman) has created a Guidebook for an Armchair Pilgrimage with ornithologist and environmental campaigner Tony Whitehead and US photographer John Schott. The details are all here. The book is made up of texts and images, arranged in 19...

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Earthsongs

Earthsongs

from Steve Thorp Unpsychology Magazine issue 5 – Earthsongs is out now (it's FREE!) Dear Richard Do you like the image at the top of this email? It's a wonderful painting called 'Hand of Mystery' by Sarah Stone that appears in the new unpsychology...

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Go with the flow…

Go with the flow…

from Nautilus Sure, you can go with the flow. But what does that mean? Physicists assure us time doesn’t flow. The laws of nature say no way. Only your brain wants time to flow from one instant to the next. But your brain can’t make up its mind about the length of the...

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Brilliant Absence: pursuing the Kingfisher…

Brilliant Absence: pursuing the Kingfisher…

from Uniformbooks Brilliant Absence Pursuing the Kingfisher in the work of Hans Waanders Ross Hair On an October day in 1982 the Dutch artist Hans Waanders witnessed a kingfisher flying across a small pond near the river Maas. This singular moment prompted an extended...

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Book: The Last Hundred

Book: The Last Hundred

from William Arnold THE LAST HUNDRED The Last Hundred is a collaboration between poet Aaron Kent and photographer William Arnold, investigating the West Penwith region of Cornwall. The work is produced and published by Guillemot Press, a Cornwall-based independent...

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The Clearing #10

The Clearing #10

from Little Toller Books THE CLEARING ISSUE #10 | On Dust and Plastic Forks Emerging voices and new writing on landscape, nature and place published by Little Toller Books This issue includes writing by Alex Woodcock, Polly Butcher, Kerri ní Dochartaigh and Robert...

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Learning to Die (review)

Learning to Die (review)

from ClimateCultures a review of Robert Bringhurst and Jan Zwicky’s recent book, Learning to Die: Wisdom in the age of climate crisis by film-maker James Murray-White @sky-larking A captivating and challenging read urgeing the cultivation of human virtues in a time of...

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Perf Research Journal: On Disappearance

Perf Research Journal: On Disappearance

Performance Research Journal Call for Proposals Vol. 24, No. 7: ‘On Disappearance’ (Oct/Nov 2019) Issue Editors: Esther Belvis (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) & José Antonio Sánchez (Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha) Proposal deadline: Wed. 13 March 2019 This...

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The Case for Professors of Stupidity

The Case for Professors of Stupidity

from Nautilus The Case for Professors of Stupidity - Brian Gallagher On this past International Holocaust Remembrance Day, I reread a bit of Bertrand Russell. In 1933, dismayed at the Nazification of Germany, the philosopher wrote “The Triumph of Stupidity,”...

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Journal of Embodied Research callout

Journal of Embodied Research callout

- Call for Video Articles - The videographic JOURNAL OF EMBODIED RESEARCH invites video article submissions of up to 20 minutes for issue 2.1 (2019). JER is the first peer-reviewed, open access, fully indexed, academic journal to focus specifically on the innovation...

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The Dancer-Citizen

The Dancer-Citizen

The Dancer-Citizen is an online, open-access, peer-reviewed scholarly journal exploring the work of socially engaged dance artists. As a collective, contributors to Issues 1-7 have mapped the field of dancer-citizenship, palpating and pushing its ever-shifting...

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Trees: a wood wide web (BBC Radio 4)

Trees: a wood wide web (BBC Radio 4)

On the very same day we held our Programming Meeting for Evolving the Forest, BBC Radio 4 featured a programme with Peter Wohlleben, Kathleen Jamie, Ruth Pavey and Gary Fuller. Trees may have vibrant inner lives and certainly appear to have individual personalities,...

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new from Little Toller: Rena Gardiner

new from Little Toller: Rena Gardiner

Artist and Printmaker  LIMITED EDITION, HAND BOUND We're thrilled to announce the return of a wonderful book celebrating the life and work of an exceptional Dorset artist. With over 200 illustrations, Rena Gardiner: Artist and Printmaker explores a legacy of...

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The Magic of Moss

The Magic of Moss

From brainpickings... The Magic of Moss and What It Teaches Us About the Art of Attentiveness to Life at All Scales “Attention without feeling,” Mary Oliver observed in her magnificent memoir of love and loss, “is only a report.” In Gathering Moss: A Natural and...

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Thoreau on Nature as Prayer

Thoreau on Nature as Prayer

from BrainPickings Walt Whitman saw trees — “so innocent and harmless, yet so savage” — as a wellspring of wisdom on being rather than seeming. “When we have learned how to listen to trees,” Hermann Hesse exulted in his love letter to our arboreal companions, “then...

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We are all bewildered machines

We are all bewildered machines

From Nautilus... When did you realize you were a machine? A fancy machine, for sure. But one whose parts and operations can be described like the components of a computer. I remember a day in 2012 when this thought pierced me to the bone. I was in the lab of John...

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New book from Silvia Battista

New book from Silvia Battista

Posthuman Spiritualities in Contemporary Performance This book provides an interpretative analysis of the notion of spirituality through the lens of contemporary performance and posthuman theories. The book examines five performance/artworks: The Artist is Present...

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Valuing Nature: what do artists contribute?

Valuing Nature: what do artists contribute?

from Chris Fremantle Artists have been valuing nature probably since we first marked the wall of a cave or whistled like a bird – artists have always rendered nature visible. Artists valuing nature have explored human ‘value’ (Monet’s Haystacks and Turner’s Rain,...

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What Lies Beneath

What Lies Beneath

What lies beneath, an article by David Spratt and Ian Dunlop takes a new look at climate change. The article does not deliver new facts and figures, but instead provides a new perspective on the existential risks associated with anthropogenic global warming. It is the...

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Interview with Carl Slater

Interview with Carl Slater

from The Atlantic Project... Artist Interview | Carl Slater Carl Slater (b. 1981, Cornwall) uses collage and video to re-narrate contested histories. Sourcing fragments from private and public archives, Slater shifts the authorship of source content by layering and...

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Amy Sharrocks: Water Swallows -WATER SWALLOWS premieres in Buxton  WATER SWALLOWS is a sonic artwork roaming through Derbyshire landscapes of caves, rivers, ... Read more at artdotearth.org/?p=215838 @ccanw pic.twitter.com/qNPOuVGueg

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