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Calendar variations. (2021)
Book Chapter
DOUGLAS, A. and FREMANTLE, C. [2021]. Calendar variations. In Geffen, A., Rosenthal, A., Fremantle, C. and Rhamani, A. (eds.) Ecoart in action: activities, case studies and provocations for classroom and community. New York: New Village Press [online], Forthcoming. Available from: https://nyupress.org/9781613321461/ecoart-in-action/

The Work of Allan Kaprow (1927-2006). Allan Kaprow was interested in blurring the boundaries between art and life on the premise that “Life is more artlike than art”. He drew artists and participants into noticing and exploring life's spontaneous mo... Read More about Calendar variations..

Ecoart in action: activities, case studies and provocations for classroom and community. (2021)
Book
GEFFEN, A., ROSENTHAL, A., FREMANTLE, C. and RAHMANI, A. (eds.). [2021]. Ecoart in action: activities, case studies and provocations for classroom and community. New York: New Village Press [online], Forthcoming. Available from: https://nyupress.org/9781613321461/ecoart-in-action/

Ecoart in Action defines and contextualizes the genre of ecoart while answering fundamental questions such as: How do we educate those who feel an urgency to address our environmental and social challenges? What ethical concerns do art-makers face wh... Read More about Ecoart in action: activities, case studies and provocations for classroom and community..

Archiving and imagination in an intertidal zone. (2021)
Journal Article
CLARKE, J. and YAZDANI, J. 2021. Archiving and imagination in an intertidal zone. Roadsides [online], 5: archive, pages 50-59. Available from: https://doi.org/10.26034/roadsides-202100508

The authors explore, in a conversation informed by experimental visual methodologies, the concurrence of two historically disjointed, yet adjacent, sites: the shipwreck of Danish cargo steamer G. Koch and the expansion of Aberdeen Harbour in Scotland... Read More about Archiving and imagination in an intertidal zone..

Foregrounding ecosystems: thinking with the work of Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison. (2021)
Book Chapter
FREMANTLE, C. and DOUGLAS, A. [2021]. Foregrounding ecosystems: thinking with the work of Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison. In Villanueva-Romero, D., Kerslake, L. and Flys-Junquera, C. (eds.) Imaginative ecologies: inspiring change through the humanities. Nature, cultur and literature, 17. Netherlands: Brill [online], Forthcoming.

The approach we take to understanding, whether framed as 'measured, objective and in control' or 'entangled and adapting', is key to the health of the life web and ourselves. The problems associated with the measured, objective and in control version... Read More about Foregrounding ecosystems: thinking with the work of Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison..

The hope of something different: eco-centricity in art and education. (2020)
Journal Article
FREMANTLE, C. 2020. The hope of something different: eco-centricity in art and education. The journal of public space [online], 5(4): art and activism in public space, pages 67-86. Available from: https://doi.org/10.32891/jps.v5i4.1385

Educational theorist Gert Biesta proposes that we need to be “in the world without occupying the centre of the world.” (2017, p. 3). This injunction provides a frame with which to interrogate the hybrid practice of ecoart. This practice can be charac... Read More about The hope of something different: eco-centricity in art and education..

Transforming knowledge systems for life on earth: visions of future systems and how to get there. (2020)
Journal Article
FAZEY, I., SCHÄPKE, N., CANIGLIA, G., et.al. 2020. Transforming knowledge systems for life on earth: visions of future systems and how to get there. Energy research and social science [online], 70, article ID 101724. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2020.101724

Formalised knowledge systems, including universities and research institutes, are important for contemporary societies. They are, however, also arguably failing humanity when their impact is measured against the level of progress being made in stimul... Read More about Transforming knowledge systems for life on earth: visions of future systems and how to get there..

Writings between: vulnerability and resistance: the third and final part of a series of correspondences between Caroline Gausden and Jen Clarke on the politics of hosting and hospitality. (2020)
Digital Artefact
GAUSDEN, C. and CLARKE, J. 2020. Writings between: vulnerability and resistance: the third and final part of a series of correspondences between Caroline Gausden and Jen Clarke on the politics of hosting and hospitality. Posted on MAP magazine [online], 58(September 2020). Available from: https://mapmagazine.co.uk/writings-between-1

This is the third and final article in the Writings Between series of correspondence between Caroline Gausden and Jen Clarke. These letters cross formal and informal borders, ‘writings between’ us, and things, marking a moment that has forced us to r... Read More about Writings between: vulnerability and resistance: the third and final part of a series of correspondences between Caroline Gausden and Jen Clarke on the politics of hosting and hospitality..

Demystifying interdisciplinary working (in Valuing Nature). (2020)
Report
BEAUMONT, N. (ed.) 2020. Demystifying interdisciplinary working (in Valuing Nature). Valuing Nature paper, VNP25. Valuing Nature [online]. Available from: https://valuing-nature.net/demystifying-interdisciplinary-working

The Valuing Nature Programme has established extensive interdisciplinary partnerships with the aim of improving our understanding of the value of nature and the use of these values in decision making. Articulating the values of nature requires resear... Read More about Demystifying interdisciplinary working (in Valuing Nature)..

Apocalyptic sublimes and the recalibration of distance: doing art-anthropology in post-disaster Japan. (2020)
Book Chapter
CLARKE, J. 2020. Apocalyptic sublimes and the recalibration of distance: doing art-anthropology in post-disaster Japan. In Schorch, P., Saxer, M. and Elders, M. (eds.) Exploring materiality and connectivity in anthropology and beyond. London: UCL Press [online], pages 172-190. Available from: https://doi.org/10.14324/111.9781787357488

On 11 March 2011, a ‘triple disaster’ (an earthquake – the strongest since records began – a subsequent tsunami, and a nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi plant) devastated the Tohoku region of north-east Japan. This singular yet predictable ev... Read More about Apocalyptic sublimes and the recalibration of distance: doing art-anthropology in post-disaster Japan..

Reclaiming wetland values: marsh, mud and wonder. (2020)
Exhibition / Performance
Reclaiming wetland values: marsh, mud and wonder. Exhibition held 27 January - 2 February 2020, Royal Geographical Society, London.

The exhibition formed a key output of the Valuing Nature Programme (https://valuing-nature.net/) initiated by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)/UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). The aim of the 4-year Valuing Nature programme is, '…to i... Read More about Reclaiming wetland values: marsh, mud and wonder..

A funeral march for economic valuation. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
FREMANTLE, C. 2019. A funeral march for economic valuation. Presented at 2019 Valuing nature annual conference, 28-29 October 2019, London, UK.

This presentation will explore the various ways that we can think about ecosystems that are degraded or dying and how this relates to questions of economic valuation – what does it mean to attribute a monetary value to the Great Barrier Reef, apparen... Read More about A funeral march for economic valuation..

Greenhouse Britain: losing ground, gaining wisdom (2006-09): case study. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
FREMANTLE, C. 2018. Greenhouse Britain: losing ground, gaining wisdom (2006-09): case study. Presented at 2018 Valuing nature annual conference, 13-14 November 2018, Cardiff, UK.

Greenhouse Britain: Losing Ground, Gaining Wisdom (2006-09) was a project resulting in a touring exhibition. It was created by the artists Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison (the Harrisons) and funded by DEFRA’s Climate Challenge Fund (£186,500... Read More about Greenhouse Britain: losing ground, gaining wisdom (2006-09): case study..

Land Art Generator Initiative: art and energy. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
FREMANTLE, C. 2016. Land Art Generator Initiative: art and energy. Presented at Test Unit PechaKucha night, 6th July 2016, Glasgow, UK [online]. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8K66ReflbM

The Land Art Generator Initiative brings together interdisciplinary teams to develop place-making using renewable energy technologies. LAGI builds on the history of energy infrastructure design: city centre power stations have been repurposed as art... Read More about Land Art Generator Initiative: art and energy..

Walking in unquiet landscapes: layers of human settlements in the hills of Aberdeenshire. (2016)
Other
DOUGLAS, A. and FREMANTLE, C. 2016. Walking in unquiet landscapes: layers of human settlements in the hills of Aberdeenshire. Tate etc., 36, pages 94-95.

Other traditions run through depictions of the British landscape, below and beyond romantic idealisations. Here, Anne Douglas and Chris Fremantle trace the layers of human settlements in the hills of Aberdeenshire.

Ecoartscotland library / The Caledonian everyday. [Installation and seminar series] (2015)
Exhibition / Performance
FREMANTLE, C. 2015. Ecoartscotland library / The Caledonian everyday. Installation and seminar series held during the exhibition Sylva Caledonia, 4 April - 22 May 2015, Summerhall, Edinburgh.

The Sylva Caledonia exhibition was held on 4 April - 22 May 2015, Summerhall, Edinburgh, and formed part of the 2015 Edinburgh International Science Festival. Among other works, the exhibtion featured 'The Ecoartscotland Library' by Chris Fremantle -... Read More about Ecoartscotland library / The Caledonian everyday. [Installation and seminar series].

Scottish artists bring nature into healthcare. (2014)
Presentation / Conference
FREMANTLE, C. 2014. Scottish artists bring nature into healthcare. Presented at the 2014 Global Alliance for Arts and Health conference, 9-12 April 2014, Houston, USA.

Scotland has a strong portfolio of arts and health projects including both public art installations within healthcare buildings and participatory programmes, in particular with people with long term conditions. This presentation will focus on public... Read More about Scottish artists bring nature into healthcare..