Communicate Vision and Values for a Better World with the Earth Charter course: New Year 2022

There are 4 pillars in the Earth Charter that can help all people envision and communicate with ease the vision and interconnected ecosocial values we’ll need to advance a more just and thriving world: (I) Care and Respect for the Community of Life, (II) Ecological Integrity, (III) Social Justice and the last one is on (IV) Peace, Non-Violence and Democracy.

Gathering on Mt Leinster shines lights for Global Day of Action for System Change, not Climate Change

Organised by ecoartist-educator Cathy Fitzgerald and sculptor husband Martin Lyttle, the group came together to shine their lights out in solidarity with youth, Indigenous front-line and other social justice activists … Continue reading Gathering on Mt Leinster shines lights for Global Day of Action for System Change, not Climate Change

NEW Online Haumea Ecoversity course:  Embracing EcoSocial Values with the Earth Charter

An article on the newest Haumea Ecoversity 6-week online course on the Earth Charter by Cathy Fitzgerald, first written for the ClimateCultures network. My thanks to Mark Goldthorpe for the … Continue reading NEW Online Haumea Ecoversity course:  Embracing EcoSocial Values with the Earth Charter

Performers Break Cover for the Ecological Emergency at the Irish Museum of Modern Art

Performance is profound. Taking part as a performer or audience–we share a collective emergent experience that may affect our perspective long afterwards. Last Saturday, in the grounds of the Irish … Continue reading Performers Break Cover for the Ecological Emergency at the Irish Museum of Modern Art

Haumeans Breaking Cover with ecoart performances at IMMA

Breaking Cover at IMMA – Past Haumea learners direct and form part of inaugural ecoart performance programme and event at the Irish Museum of Modern Art – IMMA. As I … Continue reading Haumeans Breaking Cover with ecoart performances at IMMA

Haumea Ecoversity history: Changing how Art is taught since 2016

The renowned meditator and artist Chogyam Trumpa once said: “To change the world, you have to change the culture; to change the culture you have to change society; to change … Continue reading Haumea Ecoversity history: Changing how Art is taught since 2016

Becoming a member of PLaCE International

I am delighted and honoured to have recently been nominated by Dr Iain Biggs (Bristol) and Prof. Mary Modeen (Dundee) to join the PLaCE International members network. My work is … Continue reading Becoming a member of PLaCE International

Bealtaine and Banais Righi -the High King Speaks by Grace Wells

‘The Future Has An Ancient Heart’ – Carlo Levi The start of Summer starts today on Bealtaine, May 1st in Ireland, and Scotland. Steeped in ancient pagan lore of myth … Continue reading Bealtaine and Banais Righi -the High King Speaks by Grace Wells

Episode 1: Sensing life’s sentience through creative practice with Peter Reason and Sarah Gillespie

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?’

Welcome to the Haumea EcoCulture podcast

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. 

Haumea ecoliteracy with Green Foundation Ireland

Recently, I was honoured to write an article on why ecoliteracy matters for the creative sector for Green Foundation Ireland. This was a good opportunity to explain ecoliteracy as it … Continue reading Haumea ecoliteracy with Green Foundation Ireland