After seven information sessions around the country, addressed by a wide range of speakers and attended by over 200 people, more than one hundred proposals have been received for ‘Imagining Natural Scotland’ projects. This is an extremely exciting prospect – although the scale of the response will inevitably add to the time required to assess […]
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The Glasgow Information Session for Imagining Natural Scotland proved very popular and was attended by approximately fifty artists, scientists and professionals. Nick James from LUC gave a fascinating presentation on the work his company conducted for SNH projecting how Climate Change would effect Scotland’s landscapes. The conclusions they drew were that landscape change was inevitable, […]
Videos of the presentations from the Oban Information Session are now live. We hope to put up the videos from Edinburgh and Dundee later today.
Do not miss the next Imagining Natural Scotland Information Session in Aberdeen which features presentations from award-winning documentary filmmaker Anthony Baxter and Lorna Dawson, a highly respected soil scientist from the Hutton Institute in Aberdeen. Anthony Baxter’s film ‘You’ve been Trumped’ explores the David and Goliath-style conflict between a group of proud Scottish homeowners and […]
The Edinburgh Information Session for Imagining Natural Scotland was attended by over sixty artists, scientists, architects, planners, fillmakers and cultural commentators. The audience was treated to three feature presentations from ASCUS Art Science Collaborative, composer Julian Wagstaff and Simon Flower from the British Geological Survey. ASCUS Art Science Collaborative ( www.ascus.org.uk ) comprises a network of artists […]
The Oban Information Session was held on the 15th of April from 4-6PM at the Scottish Marine Institute (SAMS), Oban, Argyll with approximately 40 people in attendance. Laurence Mee, the director of SAMS spoke passionately about the need for collaboration between the arts and scientists and the many benefits that this affords the artists, the scientists and […]
The Dumfries Information Session held yesterday was a a great success. Many thanks to Dr Emily Brady for her thought-provoking presentation on environmental aesthetics and environmental ethics and to artist and planner, Timothy Collins for his presentation about the relationship between theory, practice in environmental art. We hope to post edited versions of their thought-provoking talks […]
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