Introduction to Ecoliteracy for the creative or cultural sectors
Dr Cathy Fitzgerald, a former science researcher, ecological artist-researcher and independent online educator at Haumea Ecoversity (Haumea.ie), in conversation with innovative jazz musician/composer Carole Nelson and poetry-film essayist Grace Wells , will share an online presentation and rich overview about why ecoliteracy (ecological - ecosocial - literacy) has profound implications for anyone working in the creative sector.
Specifically, they will explain and invite discussion about the crucial role of eco-literacy to sustain and add meaning to creative practice in these beyond urgent times. Participants will gain an understanding how ecoliteracy can empower diverse creative practices, so creative practitioners' work, in turn, can inspire audiences and communities embrace new ideas and new ways of living well for personal, collective and planetary wellbeing.
This talk will benefit mid-career creatives in all fields, art educators, curators, arts office staff and cultural policy developers from or based in County Mayo.
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