Archive For May, 2013

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Memories are for Action, Not Just for Keeping – Joanna Bryson

Memories are for Action, Not Just for Keeping – Joanna Bryson

If you bury money in your garden, you won't get any interest on it, nor help build any new homes or companies.  You might think the risk of losing money is lower in the garden than in a bank, but someone or something else might dig it up, or it might stop being a valid form of currency, or you…
Time, the deer, is in the wood of Hallaigh/Tha tìm, am fiadh, an Coille Hallaig, 6-11 June, St. John on Bethnal Green

Time, the deer, is in the wood of Hallaigh/Tha tìm, am fiadh, an Coille Hallaig, 6-11 June, St. John on Bethnal Green

This free exhibition investigates the properties of forest memory through text, archive, and ‘xylarium’, or wood collection. Between the French horticultural term “forest trauma” and Robert Pogue Harrison’s “forests of nostalgia”, a whole discipline around history, witnessing, and the memorial qualities of woodland opens up.  Art works examining the cultural expression of time and history in the forest are placed…