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Around a Tree – A marathon of voices to connect plants and people

From the perspective of plant life, what does climate justice mean?

Más Arte Más Acción (MAMA) presents an artistic public intervention in the Edinburgh Art Festival in partnership with Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Together with the Colombian cultural foundation MAMA I will host encounters between visitors, artists and scientists co-creating a space to experience and discuss interconnections between humans and plants in times of rapid biodiversity loss.

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Around a Tree

What can plants teach us? “Around a Tree” – a project initiated by Fernando Arias, James Richardson, Jonathan Colin, Lucia Lohmann, Mateo Suarez, Miguel Navas, Paola Pérez, Sina Ribak – wants to learn about the work of Plant Science research how it can contribute to understand better the relations of plants and climate change.

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What about Bug Rights?

This walk through Hasenheide is an invitation to practice kinship as a way to approach the idea of nature rights. Environmental laws are based on a binary concept of nature separate from the human.

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Between Us and Nature – A Reading Club #49

life of soils

Have you been into composting lately? Making soil definitely is a good idea. We also ask what soil is. Soil is home to 90% of the world’s fungi, 85% of plants and more than 50% of bacteria – and 59% of life overall, a recent study says. Let’s look closer at soil organisms through the art and science practice of a microbiologist, who brings the tiniest soil world to light.

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Art, Biopolitics, and Networks with Care

Book launch Art Laboratory Berlin

MATTER OF FLUX is a unique project that combines micro views on the cellular level with macro perspectives on more-than-human ecologies. The project is based upon the careful network creation of research hives.

Regine Rapp (Art Laboratory Berlin)
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Between Us and Nature – A Reading Club #47

[…] her favorite moment in the life of a tree: when it falls down. When it hits the ground and starts decomposing and goes back to the soil. […] There is no regeneration without degeneration. It’s really necessary that we let things rot.

Giuliana Furci, in: Let’s Become Fungal! Mycelium Teachings and the Arts, by Yasmine Ostendorf-Rodríguez, 2023, Valiz, Amsterdam, p. 99.

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