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Final Publication – FUTURE FOREST, BLACK WOOD, RANNOCH, SCOTLAND

We are pleased to say that Forest Research has released the Future Forest Report on their website. (June 2015). This report to the community intends to contribute to the discourse about cultural values and meanings associated with the native Caledonian pine forests of Scotland. The work is focusing on the Black Wood of Rannoch in Highland Perthshire. To date, […]

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3. A Critical Forest Art Practice: Future Forest Workshop

In the first blog post we wrote about the creative inquiry that lead to initial ideas about a ‘Critical Forest Art Practice.’ In the second we wrote about the struggle of ‘Working Onsite in the Black Wood’. Our efforts to experience and know the forest, while reflecting on the opportunities and challenges the arts and […]

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2. A Critical Forest Art Practice: Onsite in the Black Wood.

This project evolves through ongoing dialogues with: The Kinloch Rannoch Forest and Trails Consortium Anne Benson, Artist, Chair, Rannoch and Tummel Tourist Association, Loch Rannoch Conservation Association. Jane Dekker,  Rannoch and Tummel Tourist Association. Owner Treats Gallery, Kinloch Rannoch. Jeannie Grant, Rannoch Forest and Trails Volunteer, Educator. Bid Strachan, Perth and Kinross Countryside Trust. The […]

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1. A Critical Forest Art Practice.

Above is a sketch, an image created for an exhibition ‘Eden3: Trees Are the Language of Landscape‘, presented at the Tent Gallery in Art Space and Nature at Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh in May 2013. It sets the threshold for the work that began in July 2013. In 2012 we had chosen […]

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