Attuning to the Politics and Poetics of Seaweed in the Hebrides

Sam NightingaleNews

Published in the University of California research journal, The Foundry, ‘Attuning to the Politics and Poetics of Seaweed in the Hebrides’ describes some of my ongoing research into seaweed and kelpping in Scotland. The ocean around the Scottish Hebrides is home to vast kelp forests and many other species of seaweed. This plenitude once fuelled the island’s kelp industry, filling … Read More

Book: Fieldwork for Future Ecologies

Sam NightingaleNews, Publishing

Fieldwork for Future Ecologies: Radical practice for art and art-based research is published by Onomatopee. I have been working on this edited volume with my co-editors Bridget Crone and Polly Stanton for the last few years. Bringing together contributions by artists, writers and theorists, Fieldwork for Future Ecologies addresses the role that art practice and art-based research plays in expanding … Read More

PoA workshop

Sam NightingaleEvents, News

Upcoming workshops As a co-founder and member of the research/ practice collective, Practices of Attunement (PoA) I would like to announce we are facilitating a series of online workshops as part of HKW’s New Alphabet School #instituting public programme in June 2021.  The workshop acts as a proposition that takes “instituting” as a nonfinite verb, a call to collective action: a … Read More