FERTILE GROUND : environmental arts towards change
We gathered on 25 & 26 October 2014, Bleachingfield Centre, Dunbar
Our speakers helped us explore the theme: Chris Fremantlele our Chair for the discussion, Matthew Dalziel of Dalziel + Scullion; Judith Spark Grays University; Natalie Walton The Hepworth Wakefield; Matt Baker The Stove, Dumfries & Environmental Art Festival Scotland; Philip Revell Sustaining Dunbar & Dee Davison Marine Biologist of Dunbar Sci-fest
Artists then gave us an insight into environmental arts in practice from: LIz Adamson Polarcap Contemporary Art Projects; Robbie Coleman & Jo Hodges; Hannah Imlach; Karen Gabbitas, Mary Morrison of CABN and Emma Herman-Smith our artist in residence 2014 was also be represented.
North Light Arts delivered the ‘Fertile Ground Conference’ on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 October in Dunbar, East Lothian, with the aim of creating a space to nurture a conversation exploring creative ways to engage communities in the potential for change through public art with an environmental agenda.