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Workshops

Recent workshops


wild feet . . . . . . .
drop-in workshops
Ailsa Richardson
Co-Exist, Hamilton House, Bristol: 17 August, 3:00 - 5:00 pm
also 11 May, 22 June, 20 July 2013

This series of workshops in the studio and outdoors explores movement and awareness informed by the practice of movement medicine. Movement medicine is a meditational practice supporting creativity and change for beginners and experienced movers. Our bodies are made up of the same materials and processes as our surrounding environment. These workshop sessions will explore movement in relation to these processes, awakening our senses and imagination - learning to land in this experience wherever we are.

Further information, email Ailsa Richardson

www.ailsarichardson.com


Bureau of Urban Wilds
Rebecca Beinart
Sue Godfrey Nature Park, Deptford, London
10,11,17,18 August

Sue Godfrey Nature Park is a small and inconspicuous wild land, wedged amongst residential blocks in the heart of Deptford which has become a haven for wildlife.

Originally the site of the Parry's pottery works, when industry trades began to diminish in Deptford it was left as a wasteland, with parameters ringed and only the ruins of a 17th century kiln as a nod to its past. However, after a lengthy campaign by local residents, Sue Godfrey Nature Park was established in 1984, opening the site back up to the public and wildlife alike and who have since successfully fought off several attempts for redevelopment.

Drawing on the the rich history of local activism, trade and green spaces in Deptford, Rebecca Beinart will host a series of medicine making workshops, conversations and shared meals over the coming three months. The project seeks to open up wider questions around urban ecology, local knowledge and land use in cities.

10 August - Grasshoppers & Ghost Gardens [walk]
11 August - Clay Bottle Making [workshop]
17 August - Herbal Medicine Making [workshop]
18 August - The Urban Immune System, a shared meal and conversation with the artist, an ethno-botanist and herbalist, to examine the relationship between people and plants and the political dimensions of medicinal plant use.

To book please contact Bethan Johnson, or 0207 377 9677.

Rebecca Beinart on Axis
www.upprojects.com

title:  Headlines

»  New productions:
In This Place - Wed's & Sat's in Sept
 
»  'Spirit in the Air' measures the climate impacts of Edinburgh Festivals - exhibition, events, talks
2 - 22 August
 
»  Southbanquet at the South Bank, 31 August and 1 September
 
»  People Profit Planet at World Stage Design 2013
5 - 15 September
 
»  Our pick of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
 
»  Edinburgh International Festival - 'Leaving Planet Earth'
 
»  Environmental Art Festival Scotland - 30 Aug - 2 Sept
headline acts: Cinema Sark, The Rise and Fall of the Grey Mare’s Tail, Gimme Shelter, Glimpse
 
»  14 ways to look at Scotland: 14 arts projects for Year of Natural Scotland
 
»  Mayor's Thames Festival - 6 - 15 September
 
»  Exhibitions:
Aquatopia - 20 July-22 Sept
 
»  Conferences
 
»  Events
 
»  Seminars and talks
 
»  Workshops
 
»  TippingPoint starts crowd-sourced database of climate art
 
»  'Actipedia' - crowd-sourced database of activist art - goes online
 
»  CCANW moves to Innovation Centre at University of Exeter
 
»  'Oceans': Tania Kovats and Fruitmarket Gallery ask for bottles of sea water for 2014 exhibition
 
»  'On Ecology' edition of Performance Research published online
 
»  'Environmentalism' edition of Research in Drama Education published online
 
»  Kieran Lynn wins Nick Darke Award
 
»  Greening theatre news
 
»  The Man Who Planted Trees receives 2012 Award for Sustainable Production at the Edinburgh Fringe
 
»  New books:
The Oil Road
Dark Mountain 3
The Book of Barely Imagined Beings
Readings in Performance and Ecology
Beautiful Trouble. A Toolbox for Revolution
 
»  New Green Canterbury Tales: call for storytellers to make a pilgrimage
 
»  Creu Cymru partners with Julies' Bicycle to support sustainability of 42 Welsh venues
 
»  Julie's Bicycle and The Theatres Trust publish 'Energising Culture'
 
»  'Culture and Climate Change: Recordings' available as a book, as an online pdf and as podcasts
 
»  Arts Council England embeds environmental sustainability into funding agreements
 
»  $750,000 (£470,000) funding for US musical about climate change - reviews are in
 
»  Canadian Theatre Review focuses on 'Theatre in an Age of Eco-Crisis'
 
»  Sustainable theatres:
Julie's Bicycle's theatre plan
Sustainable Abilities online
toolkit from Mo'olelo
EMERGENCE: creative practices and sustainable futures
new builds: Small World, Green Light Trust, Arcola
 
»  Listen, watch, read: podcasts, videos and essays
Latest additions:
> TJ Demos: on dOCUMENTA (13), gardens, biotech & on Art After Nature
> TippingPoint Newcastle
> Wendell Berry: 'It All Turns on Affection'
> David Abram at Sensory Worlds
 
»  Library:
'Survival of the Beautiful'
Mojisola Adebayo's collected plays
'Metaphors for Environmental Sustainabliity'
'Mediating Climate Change'
'Theatre Materials'
 
»  E-script online: 'The Last Cuckoo'
 
»  CSPA 2011 Fringe Awards for Sustainable Production:
2011- 'Allotment'
2010 - 'The Pantry Shelf'
 
»  Recent news and still interesting
Sideways through Belgium
Not Waving but Drowning (LIFT event)
Ackroyd & Harvey in conversation
Choreographing Capital (Isaac Julien & David Harvey)
PSi#18 - a lot of ecology
and more ...
 
»  Recent productions, including:
My Last Car, As the World Tipped, SEVEN ANGLES, Fissure, The Heretic, Greenland, Earthquakes in London, 3rd Ring Out, PROTOZOA, Grasses of a Thousand Colours, The Contingency Plan, Zameen, Moj of the Antarctic ...
 
»  Exhibitions archive
 
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