Climate Activism issue of the Journal of the British Academy published

Local climate emergency declarations, innovative approaches to public art and the collective experience of loss during the COVID-19 pandemic can transform attitudes towards the climate crisis, according to new research published in the open-access Journal of the British Academy. Contributors to the latest special issue of the Journal – on climate activism – draw on multi-disciplinary research from across the humanities and social sciences to explore four different aspects … Continue reading Climate Activism issue of the Journal of the British Academy published

ECLAS Landscape Architecture Conference Opens Today

ECLAS Online Conference, September 13-15, 2021 So, landscape architect, eighteenth months in, what have you learned about our shared emergency? It is bigger than this pandemic, and the one to follow.It is bigger than me, than you, than our children.It is bigger than last week’s flood and next week’s fire.It is bigger than any place, any one landscape, anyone’s landscape.It is bigger—by far—than this and … Continue reading ECLAS Landscape Architecture Conference Opens Today

New Now Next series opens with Kate Orff

New Now Next: Kate Orff 27.05.21 [18:00 – 19:30] Online talk, moderated by Ed Wall REGISTER New Now Next, organised by the Irish Architecture Association, will take place online and virtually for the second time, enabling a wider domestic and international audience to connect with the events.  The series will begin on Thursday 27 May at 6pm with a talk by Kate Orff, the US-based landscape … Continue reading New Now Next series opens with Kate Orff

The Landscapists Exhibition

Stephen Lawrence Gallery, 10 Stockwell Street, London SE10 9BD Opening: 18 May – 18 June, 2021 Online launch: 20 May 2021 [17:00 – 18:00 UK time] The Landscapists exhibition includes inventive landscape works by leading artists, designers, and researchers, including: Harry Bix; Luis Callejas and Charlotte Hansson; Emma Colthurst; James Corner; Teddy Cruz and Fonna Forman; Drawing Architecture Studio; Larissa Fassler; Alexis Liu; Tiago Torres‐Campos; SCAPE; and Ed Wall. Who designs … Continue reading The Landscapists Exhibition

Youthhood – Call for Submissions

TESTING-GROUND invites submissions for the third issue, Youthhood. Young people are founding movements against injustices. Teenagers are lobbying their politicians to add climate change to the curriculum. Children are walking out on classes to participate in demonstrations and strikes. There is increasing concern that global elders have failed to address – and in many cases exacerbated – social, economic, and ecological inequities. Urgent, uninhibited, and … Continue reading Youthhood – Call for Submissions

Gardening injustice /// roundtable discussion /// Thursday 25 March

March 25 (5-7pm) /// GARDENING INJUSTICE is a roundtable exploring the role of landscape in the uneven distribution, ownership, and access to land – and the potential of other practices. Speakers include: Ross Exo-Adams / Martí Franch Batllori / Anushka Athique / Gemma Hoult / Rebecca McDonald-Balfour. Register here. COLLECTIVE LANDSCAPE FUTURES is a series of roundtable conversations – with students, graduates, tutors, and guests – … Continue reading Gardening injustice /// roundtable discussion /// Thursday 25 March

More-than-human histories

March 11 (5-7pm) /// MORE-THAN-HUMAN HISTORIES will be a conversation about ecological thinking and practices that have the potential to address the climate crisis. Speakers include: Julia Watson / Lenka Rajmantova / Loretta Bosence / Meredith Will / Roo Angell. Register here. COLLECTIVE LANDSCAPE FUTURES is a series of roundtable conversations – with students, graduates, tutors, and guests – discussing prevailing challenges in the design of landscapes and cities and … Continue reading More-than-human histories

Collective landscape futures

During March, the Landscape Architecture and Urbanism programmes at University of Greenwich are organising a series of events to explore future landscape and urban practice. COLLECTIVE LANDSCAPE FUTURES will be three roundtable conversations – with students, graduates, tutors, and guests – discussing prevailing challenges in the design of landscapes and cities and how our collective voices can inform future programmes and practices. We are delighted … Continue reading Collective landscape futures

Landscape Citizenships

Landscape Citizenships, edited by Tim Waterman, Jane Wolff, and Ed Wall, is to be published by Routledge in June 2021. The edited book has been developed from the Landscape Citizenships symposium, a collaboration between University of Greenwich, University of Toronto, UCL, and NMBU Centre for Landscape Democracy, funded by the Landscape Research Group and University of Greenwich. Landscape Citizenships, featuring work by academics from North … Continue reading Landscape Citizenships

Ed Wall awarded Graham Foundation grant for research

Ed Wall has been awarded a Graham Foundation grant for research into global architectural practice. Founded in 1956, the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts fosters the development and exchange of diverse and challenging ideas about architecture and its role in the arts, culture, and society. The Graham realizes this vision through making project-based grants to individuals and organizations and producing exhibitions, … Continue reading Ed Wall awarded Graham Foundation grant for research