Wind, Water, Bees

The three artists in residence at Centre d’Art i Natura in Farrera, including myself, gave presentations on our work in progress to a local audience on Friday 24 Oct. The room was crowded and there was a very good dialogue with the people who came along. We are doing quite different things. Tuula Narhinen from…

Frontiers in Retreat

Frontiers in Retreat is a project addressing ecological issues through art-led research 2014-2018, working through a network of 8 partners across Europe http://frontiersinretreat.org I am undertaking a series of writer’s residencies as part of the project. CENTRE D’ART I NATURA, FARRERA, SPAIN October-November 2014 I am currently writer-in-residence in the ancient and tiny village of Farrera,…

REMOTE PERFORMANCES – Radio Broadcasts from the Scottish Highlands

The last two days of the Remote Performances broadcasts are today and tomorrow 12-4.30pm on: http://radioplayer.resonancefm.com/console/ Twenty artists have been working in Glen Nevis in the Scottish Highlands, making new work and presenting live radio broadcasts every afternoon. The project is documented at: http://www.remoteperformances.co.uk/ And my daily blogs are at: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/projects/remote-performances-online/ So far the broadcasts have…

Pushing the Boundaries in Brighton

Presented a paper on my collaborations with London Fieldworks and Urbonas Studio at University of Brighton Research Festival, Pushing the Boundaries, this week. Amongst the many highlights of the day for me were: participating in a discussion with Mikhail Karikis on his new film, Children of Unquiet, Damon Taylor’s presentation on design as systemics and…

Frontiers in Retreat

Recently returned from the first meeting at HIAP in Helsinki for this project which I will be working on as a writer over the next 5 years. The project addresses ecological issues with a network of eight partner art organisations across Europe and over twenty artists. http://frontiersinretreat.org