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Will You Be There for the Big One?

As the Big One approaches, we have a simple question – “Will You Be There?” Perhaps your counter question might be “Why SHOULD I be there?” If you are asking questions like this, or even if you’re just looking for inspiration, then read on!


Following our call out for sculptors, XR Wordsmiths take a look at the wider concept of art, in the context of communicating the Climate and Ecological Emergency. What works and what doesn’t? And what is art anyway? What is Eco-art? Read on!

A Renaissance for the Planet?

The Park by Adam Marx is one of our favourite Solarpunk stories from the original Showcase. It’s inspired us to contemplate sculpture, Art, and their place within our movement for change. But what else could it do? Is there more? Maybe! If you know an artist or sculptor get them to read this blog!

Words into Swords

If someone told you the right words, at the right time, what could they make you do? Would you believe, anything? In the wrong hands, Words can be deadly, But they could also save the world, No matter where you say them, You’ll know that you’ll be heard. Dive in!

Active Hope – The Essential Tool

Happy New Year! As Extinction Rebellion UK announces “we quit!” Eileen Peck assesses this new strategy, and goes in search of motivation and hope for the challenges ahead.

Ferocious Fashion Part 3: Fashioning a Future

So, ultimately, how can fashion become more sustainable? Who is working to achieve this aim and what are they doing? And what changes can each of us make to our relationship with clothing in order to be kinder to the planet? In this final part of the series Mick Haining investigates all of this and…

Ferocious Fashion – Part 1: The Monster Among Us

Why does fashion hold such a grip on our collective consciousness? How did it come to form part of our identity? What is Fast Fashion, and why is it such a disaster for human rights? Mick Haining investigates all these questions and more in Part 1 of Ferocious Fashion.


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