2020 Members’ Posts

Here are our posts so for 2020. We started the New Year with a first post from new ClimateCultures member Rob La Frenais, who contributes his interview with one of our original authors in 2017: fellow member Lola Perrin. Other authors this year so far are: Clare Crossman and Yky.

You can find over 100 previous posts from our growing network of members published in 2019, 2018 and 2017 — and you can also explore all our posts by category, by author listed in our sidebar, or as a constantly updated random selection.


February 2020

Fool’s Gold — the Cairn and the Wishing Well

by Mark Goldthorpe
6 February 2020
Conversations
1,700 words + photo gallery – approximate reading time: 8 minutes

 

In this piece — commissioned by artists Hayley Harrison and Pamela Schilderman for their exhibition, Fool’s Gold — editor Mark Goldthorpe explores notions of value and care through our experience of objects as works of nature, culture and transformation.

January 2020

A Personal History of the Anthropocene – Three Objects #10

A History of the Anthropocene in 50 Objects
600 words: estimated reading time 2.5 minutes

 

Citizen artist Yky offers three objects that explore Anthropocene themes of our relationship with time and the world and the responsibility that we hold in our own hands, using a common photographic presentation to help make these visible.

An Invitation to Act: Letters to the Earth

by Clare Crossman
14 January 2020
Review
1,700 words: estimated reading time 7 minutes

 

Poet Clare Crossman was inspired to respond to a public call for Letters to the Earth and her poem is included in the publication — a book which offers “a spelling out that we are interconnected with nature.”

Climate Emergency — a New Culture of Conversation

Photograph showing Lola Perrin at the piano for ClimateKeys at Sheffield Festival of Debate in 2019

by Rob La Frenais
2 January 2020
Conversations
2,300 words: estimated reading time 9 minutes

 

Independent curator and writer Rob La Frenais interviews fellow ClimateCultures member and ClimateKeys founder Lola Perrin about her ground-breaking global initiative to ‘help groups of people tell the truth to each other’ about the ecological and climate emergency.