A documentary film festival like no other; over the years Guth Gafa has moved from Buncrana to Malin in Donegal and is now very much at home in Headford House, Kells, for the past four years. Closer to The Pale … Continue reading Guth Gafa 2017
Gustav Metzger (1926-2017), German-born and British-based artist, passed away in March of this year, leaving behind a legacy as a profoundly radical and political artist and activist. Known for Auto-Destructive Art and his ‘art-strike,’ Metzger’s work deals heavily with critiquing … Continue reading Gustav Metzger’s Years Without Art: Why society might benefit from Years Without Science.
Mission 2020 (M2020) is an ambitious project identifying the need for significant governmental and industrial intervention by 2020 to avoid a turning point in Climate Change . According the partner institutions involved, serious reduction in emission need to begin by … Continue reading Mission 2020
We join Claude in the summer of 2014. Claude was searching transatlantic cargo shipping companies and phoning up their offices. In a bubbly, but unsure voice he was saying “hello em I was just wondering if you take passengers on … Continue reading (one) Claude Goes to Canada
Bruno Latour has famously argued that, ‘We have Never Been Modern,’ implying that what many perceive to be modern is in fact only a myth, in the sense that what is understood as modern is unattainable or unachievable . From an ecological point of view, this is most pronounced with the decoupling of nature and society or nature and culture, where for centuries the role of nature has been disregarded in the context of progress and development. The most recent example of this I have come across is the ‘Dash Button’ by Amazon. Though this product was announced two years … Continue reading Exhibit A: Dash Button
Since autumn 2012 I have made the decision not to fly. There was an exception in summer 2014 (a small blip), but otherwise the commitment is permanent. However, with many networks of dear friends made across Europe and being an … Continue reading (nought) Preface