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Category Archives: ecco art
planning your Alternative Reality Hut: who, how, where
Building an alternative reality hut should be undertaken as an imagination experiment. Imagine for a moment that things are real in the same way that you and I are real. Imagine that they have an actual, material existence that only partially coincides with our experience of them. Pretend for a moment that objects have materialContinue reading “planning your Alternative Reality Hut: who, how, where”
DIY alternative reality Hut: a participatory art-structure for customising post-normal living.
THE PROJECT: Wednesday 22 – Monday 27 April Follow on Instagram for step-by-step guidelines on how to customise your lockdown zone into a smaller but more friendly Alternative Reality Hut. Share handy hints on ways in which you might reconfigure the things (objects, materials, furniture and other stuff) with whom you share your covid19 bubble.Continue reading “DIY alternative reality Hut: a participatory art-structure for customising post-normal living.”
Travels with friends
I took TJ Demos on a bike ride with me; he talked, and I listened and pedalled. He spoke via the multi-layered avatar of a downloaded PDF, (the introduction to Decolonising Nature), read aloud via the Voice Aloud Reader app on my phone, delivered via Bluetooth to my in-helmet headphones. Demos talked about the wayContinue reading “Travels with friends”
I was fortunate enough to be invited to present at the 7th The Association for the Study of Literature, Environment and Culture, Australia and New Zealand (ASLEC-ANZ) Biennial Conference: Grounding Story, Feb 13-15, 2019 at the University of New England, Armidale, Australia This conference brought together writers, artists and activists involved in storying, or re-storyingContinue reading “Grounding Story”
how to water a tree
I broke my ankle in the holidays, this means that I cannot easily take a shower, I can, however, enjoy a long and relaxing bath with moon-boot propped on the edge of the tub. The following is my process of getting this bathwater to the persimmon tree on the back lawn. Remember, I have aContinue reading “how to water a tree”
I Don’t Know…. sequence at different time points in the 15 minute loop Link to video of I Don’t Know if the trees know that I Breathe their breath sequence Link to video of I Don’t Know if the water knows how it will make its way to the sea sequence
I Don’t Know if the water knows how it will make its way to the sea.
I don’t know if the road knows that I run over it. I don’t know if the trees know that I breathe their breath.
@ Mayonez on Friday
I don’t know if the water knows how it will make its way to the sea. I don’t know if the road knows that I run over it. I don’t know if the trees know that I breathe their breath. I invite you, for a moment, to imagine yourself positioned outside of anthropocentricContinue reading “@ Mayonez on Friday”
The Agency of Things
This week: Conversation #2 let’s imaging being human thing interacting with other things rather than a Human Being looking down on things.