In Other Tongues

a creative summit and residential short course

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In Other Tongues @ Dark Mountain

Today Dark Mountain has started a new series about learning to listen to the myriad other voices beyond the human. Inspired by In Other Tongues, a three-day creative summit held this summer in Dartington, UK, we invited six contributors – artists, writers, academics,...

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Weather update

We're looking at quite mixed weather for the duration of the event, particularly on Thursday when we will all be outside in workshops. Above all, it's going to be windy and showery. According to BBC Weather, we could have heavy showers Wednesday and Thursday with...

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Realising that all living nature (and not just humans) uses signs and makes meanings, and that many biologists had recognised this, was one of the most exciting discoveries of my life.

Prof. Wendy Wheeler

In Other Tongues

creating metaphysics, embodying language: a conference and creative summit June 7-9, 2017

intimate geographies, ecologies of conversation: a residential short course June 10-14, 2017

 

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art.earth has a deserved reputation for curating special conference gatherings and other knowledge-sharing events. Our event this June, ‘In Other Tongues’ is no exception with its two distinct parts: an international gathering featuring artists, writers and thinkers from across the UK and well beyond and a five-day residential short course led by poet Alyson Hallett and writer-illustrator Mat Osmond, with special guest Alice Oswald.

Join us at the beautiful Dartington Hall this June for a transformative three days of international thought and action. Stay on for the in-depth experience of the residential short course.

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Two things that excite me about In Other Tongues are the inclusion of both critical intellectual inquiry alongside artistic expression in pursuit of both the troubling and celebrating of non-human communication. Likewise is doing this work in a beautiful setting with access to the river and the land, in a part of the country that I’m drawn to for its spirit and the eco-centred ethic of the local population.

I’m also getting involved because of my positive experience at the Language, Literature & the Sublime conference last year. Your willingness to program and support our crazy idea for the all-night grief ceremony, and the enthusiastic response we received made me feel like this was a venue and a population who were open and supportive of non-traditional conference programming and working with the land there in a way that was not simply using it as a backdrop, but an integral personality within the proceedings.

Christos Galanis

In Other Tongues @ Dark Mountain

Today Dark Mountain has started a new series about learning to listen to the myriad other voices beyond the human. Inspired by In Other Tongues, a three-day creative summit held this summer in Dartington, UK, we invited six contributors – artists, writers, academics,...

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Stephan Harding on Animate Earth

Dr. Stephan Harding talks about the themes explored in his book 'Animate Earth' and looks at how Gaian Science can help us to develop a sense of connectedness with the planet at a time of climate crisis. He integrates rational scientific analysis with intuition...

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Dawn Chorus May 7

Dawn Chorus This Sunday - May 7, 2017 Join Brett Westwood and a gang of unexpected bird lovers as BBC Radio 4 throws an all-nighter in search of the Dawn Chorus. Going on air just after midnight and staying up till 7am Brett will host a night ofconversation,...

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The gap that our modern, Western culture has created between human and animal can often feel unbridgeable. Often, but not always. I’m curious about encounters and experiences that seem to bridge or narrow the gap. In Other Tongues feels like a wonderful opportunity to gather with people who are exploring similar territory, who are bridge-builders and gap-narrowers. The programme looks amazing and I’m very much looking forward to taking part!

Dougie Strang (keynote performance artist)

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First Friday September 1

September 1, 2017, 1:00pm - September 1, 2017, 10:00am

First Fridays are an informal gathering and sharing at lunchtime followed by an artist talk. Read more here This month's First Friday takes place in the 'normal' venue of the Garden Room. The guest this month is not a guest at all. Richard Povall will talk about what's next for art.earth, about events in 2017 and ahead to 2018, and other stuff too. It's an opportunity to talk about the work of art.earth and what you'd like to see happen. Like always, you don't need to book and you don't need to be a member, just come along. Invite others!

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Short Course: Context and Form, Art and Writing

October 30, 2017, 2:00pm - November 3, 2017, 11:00am

Led by artist Chris Drury and writer Kay Syrad, with guest artist David Buckland. Join us for this residential week as we continue our explorations of relationship with landscape. Part of art.earth’s compelling new programme of short courses. Context and Form, Art and Writing is facilitated by environmental artist Chris Drury and writer Kay Syrad. Their special guest is David Buckland, Founding Director of Cape Farewell. In this five-day intensive, Chris Drury shares his renowned practice of working with form, including whirlpool and vortex, fractal and wave patterns, exploring and investigating how aesthetic forms have the universal enfolded within them but are at the same time particular to individual experience. Full details at artdotearth.org/context-and-form-art-and-writing/

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