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Three dates to hear Helen Mayer Harrison, Newton Harrison and David Haley (Associate Artist) present Greenhouse Britain and discuss cultures of extraction:
1. The Darwin Festival, Shrewsbury, in association with the mediamaker contemporary art partnership
Tuesday 26 February, 7.30pm,
Old Market Hall Film and Digital Media Centre, Shrewsbury,
2. Manchester Metropolitan University
Wednesday 27 February, 2.00 to […]
Greenhouse Britain: Losing ground, gaining wisdom
Estimates of the predicted rise in sea levels this century due to the effect of climate change on the earth’s ice caps range from one to five meters. In Britain, a rise of five meters would displace over 2 million people and flood 10,000 square kilometres of land.
Climate change is the biggest challenge faced by the human race.
Artists Helen Mayer and Newton Harrison have been addressing this challenge through their work for over 35 years. Now, supported by DEFRA, they are creating a new work, GREENHOUSE BRITAIN: Losing Ground, Gaining Wisdom.
This new publication sets out project and the concepts behind the […]
An extract from The Seventh Lagoon is republished in Structure and Dynamcis: eJournal of Anthropolocial and related Sciences.
Seventh Lagoon: The Ring of Water
November 2007, received Bright Sparks award for ‘The 30-Year NOW: A Future For The Lee Valley’.
March 2006 Helen Mayer and Newton Harrison lecture tour. Each lecture is followed by a discussion
20th March, Manchester, Hosted by MIRIAD, Manchester Metropolitan University
22nd March, Ayr, hosted by South Ayrshire Sustainability Forum, and funded by Scottish Power Renewables
24th March, Aberdeen, hosted by On The Edge Research, The Robert Gordon University
Wolverhampton, hosted by the […]
July 2005 Darwin Summer Symposium, Evolving the Future
Helen Mayer and Newton Harrison give a keynote presentation at the Evolving the Future Darwin Summer Symposium curated by David Haley. Greenhouse Britain first proposed.