Here are our posts so for 2020. Our authors this year are: Clare Crossman, Mark Goldthorpe, Nick Hunt, Rob La Frenais, James Murray-White, Caroline New, Peter Reason, Kelvin Smith, Deborah Tomkins, 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.
30 March 2020
1,750 words: estimated reading time 7 minutes
Filmmaker James-Murray-White shares his experience of some of the world’s desert places, and what the book Desert Quartet – an Erotic Landscape offers as a way into explorations of these places, of our sense of connectedness and of self.
by Kelvin Smith
12 March 2020
Writer Kelvin Smith‘s three objects — electric lighting, symbolically living money, once-and-future reefs — question what is fundamental to human presence on Earth, what’s been taken from the land and what new creations might arise in future seas.
Four writers of fiction and nonfiction (all members of Bristol Climate Writers and ClimateCultures) share the ‘Desert Island Books’ they discussed at a recent library event on climate change: Nick Hunt, Caroline New, Peter Reason, and Deborah Tomkins.
by Mark Goldthorpe
6 February 2020
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.
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.
by Clare Crossman
14 January 2020
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.”
by Rob La Frenais
2 January 2020
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.