Month: April 2019

CLIMARTE’S KEYNOTES: ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2019—MELBOURNE

Keynotes are presented by CLIMARTE’s ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2019 Festival in association with The Potter Museum of Art at The University of Melbourne MIRANDA MASSIE (USA), Director, Climate Museum, New York City, will give a public talk on Wednesday 1 May, Carillo Gantner Theatre, Sidney Myer Asia Centre A Museum for The Path Ahead: New York City’s Climate […]

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CLIMARTE’s KEYNOTES AT ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2019—MELBOURNE

Keynotes are presented by CLIMARTE’s ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2019 Festival in association with The Potter Museum of Art at The University of Melbourne On Tuesday 30 April 2019, Beka Economopoulos and Jason Jones (USA), Co-founders of The Natural History Museum and Not An Alternative, a collective that works at the intersection of art, activism and theory, will give […]

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Lorraine Shannon’s April Quotes – Timely Reminders from Ernst Friedrich Schumacher

E.F. Schumacher, Small is Beautiful: A Study of Economics as if People Mattered, Vintage Classics, 2011. (First published, 1973). In his Introduction to this reprint of Small is Beautiful, Jonathan Porritt writes, “Fritz Schumacher (1911-1977) was a great synthesizer, bringing may disparate concerns within the same frame of reference. He was the first of the [...]
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Lorraine Shannon—Plant Speak

M.Hale, 1677 Though the Earth be not animated with a Sensible soul, yet it is possible that it may be a great, Immortal Vegetable. The latest buzz-word, this morning’s radio program informs me, is conversation. Everyone is apparently having ‘conversations’ about what ails us. The announcer lists endless reports on conversations, conversations within families, in [...]
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