Focus on theÂ Zen question: â€œWhat can we not do?â€ Not cut down weeds, not tidy up derelict ground, not plan, organise, manage and control parts of our cities.Â Asking how an open source ethos might affect urban living. Read the rest of the article in the Vancouver Observer here.
Oliver Kellhammer is leading a week-long investigation into some of these topics entitled Open Source City: Field Study at Emily Carr University from June 20-24th. Itâ€™s part of the Continuing Studies Program and there is still space available. More info here:Â http://www.ecuad.ca/programs/courses/CESE/355/SU01
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.