Dark Mountain â€œfeels like the beginning of the story of the world. Not a world shaped by politicians
or by global corporations, but by storytellers and singers who make us feel at home on the earth.â€
Charlotte Du Cann, The Independent
14th-16th June at Wiston Lodge near Biggar,
An intimate festival of ideas, poetry, music, and performance.
Exploring the connections between the arts, ecology and cultural resilience.
With talks/performances from:
- Jay Griffiths, author of â€˜Wildâ€™ and â€˜Kithâ€™
- Sara Maitland, author of â€˜Gossip from the Forestâ€™
- Chris Fremantle, ecoartscotland
- Neil Harvey, GalGael Trust â€˜Metaforestryâ€™
- Mairi Campbell & Em Strang
For further information go to: carryingthefire.co.uk
Please download the flyer Carrying The Fire 2013 pdfÂ and circulate
ecoartscotland is a resource focused on art and ecology for artists, curators, critics, commissioners as well as scientists and policy makers. It includes ecoartscotland papers, a mix of discussions of works by artists and critical theoretical texts, and serves as a curatorial platform.
It has been established byÂ Chris Fremantle, producer and research associate withÂ On The Edge Research,Â Grayâ€™s School of Art, The Robert Gordon University. Fremantle is a member of a number of international networks of artists, curators and others focused on art and ecology.
Go to EcoArtScotland
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