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The reveal

31 May 2017

The scaffolding taken down this morning and the fresh grass facade illuminates the street. Watering will now be a challenge but a 16m scissor lift should arrive within the hour. Tomorrow press opening and official opening of new phase of The Garden: Beginning of Times, End of Times on Friday 2 June.

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ASH to ASH

25 May 2017

Sunday 4 June. 16:00-17:30. London Tree Week. In conversation with Edward Parker, photographer and...

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ARoS Triennial. The Garden – End of Times, Beginning of Times

24 May 2017

Seeding out the building in Aarhus (City of Culture) for the ARoS Triennial. Just...

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May Day May Day May Day

2 May 2017

1st May 2017 – a great gathering to erect the oil rig maypole and...

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A Nod to Dada

18 April 2017

Sunday 16 April – Brockham Village Hall ‘All about Oil” community event organised by...

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Break the Chain

13 April 2017

Unpredictable and provocative. Protest gathers pace. Reclaim the Power. “Break the Chain”. St Brides...

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The Great Big Story – Leith Hill

24 January 2017

The story of Leith Hill and the huge effort to stop oil drilling goes...

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The End Game of Oil – Leith Hill 23 January 2017

23 January 2017

Last week local peaceful protectors were arrested at Brockham, a satellite oil extraction site...

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Celebration Walk Event – Leith Hill No Drill – 3rd Dec 2016

30 November 2016

This is a call near, far and wide, to those who live locally and...

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Protector – Leith Hill No Drill 2016

A short film by Martin Salter about the creation of a photographic photosynthesis work...

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How To Be A Coptimist

2 May 2016

How To Be A COPtimist: Culture, Creativity and COP21 The Paris Agreement will prompt...

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‘Seeing Red .. Overdrawn’ Conflicted Seeds + Spirit 2016. Public interaction

1 May 2016

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Conflicted Seeds + Spirit

20 November 2015

In 2013, we were awarded a major public art commission by the University of...

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UAL Art & Design in the face of climate change conference

12 November 2015

   

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Stranded : Aberystwyth Arts Centre 17th Nov 15 – 16th Jan 16

 

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Beuys’ Acorns: trees on tour

7 October 2015

The first acorn from Beuys’ Acorns, 2015.   RADICAL ACTION REACTION Radical / Beuys’ Acorns...

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The next generation……..

19 September 2015

Our Beuys Acorns – the  young oaks saplings have for the first year started...

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Film and research safari to northern Kenya, August 2015. Conflicted Seeds + Spirit (work in development)

26 August 2015

In search of the charismatic Samburu tribal women and their harvesting of frankincense resin...

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The Last Ring – Installation on the Liquidamber tree- History Trees (by Timber Lodge Cafe, Queen Elizabeth Park London)

3 May 2015

                     

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Installation of the bronze ring into the Metasquoia, Westfield entrance to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park London.

                                           

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The final planting of our ‘History Trees’ on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London on the 2nd April 2015. The tree is a semi-mature 40 year old Liquidambar, weighing approx. 7 tons. The engraved ring will be installed in a few weeks time.

3 April 2015

 

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Planting 18 metre tall Metasequoia on the Westfield entrance to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on the 27th March 2015. Bronze ring to be suspended from the trunk in coming weeks.

 

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Cambridge Science Festival

23 February 2015

Join Ackroyd & Harvey in conversation on 9 March and 21 March 2015 at the Cambridge Science Festival.

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Pelt (After Living Skin)

22 February 2015

Exhibiting as part of the Sunday in the Park exhibition at Display Gallery, London, 6-28 March 2015.