Talking about their drawing and writing creative practices and their new collaborative book ‘On Sentience’ (2021), niece and uncle, Sarah Gillespie and Peter Reason ask what would it be like to live in a world of sentient beings rather than inanimate objects? How could we relate to such a world? And then, what would art and creativity be like?’
Cathy Fitzgerald with philosopher colleague, Nikos Patedakis, cohost conversations with leading cultural workers about creativity for the ecoemergency. Now creativity is rising on a tide of awareness of ecological interdependence, where people are beginning to embrace integrated ecosocial values. Our understanding of wellbeing is therefore necessarily expanding to consider care, not only for ourselves and others, but for the wider community of life, now and for future generations.
I was delighted to be invited by Mark Goldthorpe of Climate Cultures to share news of the development of the world-first Haumea Online 7-week Ecoliteracy course for Creatives and Art Professionals over the last few years– and how I fared launching it during 2020