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Green Connections: Environmental Response and the Arts


I will present 'Methods to Match Our Mountains: Language-Making as Environmental Praxis' on 5th September 2014 as part of...

Green Connections: Environmental Response and the Arts

An interdisciplinary postgraduate symposium held at the University of Exeter, Streatham Campus, Exeter

Keynote: Dr Daro Montag

Writing Workshop: George Ttoouli

Round-table Discussion: Professor Nick Groom, Dr Elizabeth-Jane Burnett and Katheryn Trenshaw (Transition, Totnes)

Green Connections will explore creative practices which respond to environments in this age of crisis. Participants, including scientists, artists, academics and NGO representatives, will together ask questions concerning our methods of response and the impact of these choices.

The day will include a keynote address from Associate Professor of Art and Environment, Dr Daro Montag, papers from postgraduate and academic researchers from a range of disciplines, a nature writing workshop, and a roundtable discussion. The evening will see the launch of the exhibitionThe Trembling Grass, curated by CCANW as part of the Extreme Imagination festival. A reception dinner will be held at the local, independent vegetarian restaurant, Herbies.

A special edition of the journal Politics of Place will publish selected papers from the symposium.

Organisers: Sophia David, Sarah Daw and Isabel Galleymore