The Art Newspaper

23 December 2022

  Green is the New Black Blog The evergreen use of trees in art:...

The Art Newspaper

14 June 2022

Building with rubbish and fighting fish farms: How artists are leading the charge to...

Beuys, Acorns and the Climate Emergency.

25 October 2021

TATE MODERN LATES 29 OCTOBER 2021 AT 18.00–22.00 Talk: Beuys, Acorns and the Climate...

Reading Climate Festival 2021

17 September 2021

COP26 Panel Discussion with Extinction Rebellion Reading – Reading Climate Festival 2021

“In Conversation” with Ackroyd & Harvey

7 July 2021

8 July 2021 7-8.30pm Free Cultural Reforesting Online – Zoom Book now Share this...

Ackroyd & Harvey announced as participants of 23RD Sydney Biennale

13 April 2021

News  |  Exhibitions Biennale of Sydney Asks, What if Rivers Could Talk? By Sam...

Pelt | Art-washing a Dictatorship

14 March 2021

Artwashing a Dictatorship

The Offer | Wednesday 7th October

1 October 2020

Pixie Lichen Cups Photograph © Tina Claffey Wednesday 7th October 2020, 11-12.30pm Art, Activism and...

The morning read

7 August 2020

The Offer: Art, Activism and Ecocide 29 July 11am 2020

29 July 2020

Dear Culture Declares Community, Wednesday 29th July 11.00-12.30pm BST Free, on Zoom. Please register...

Economics for planet and people

20 July 2020

New post on Kate Raworth So you want to downscale the Doughnut ? Here’s how....

Energy Humanities

15 July 2020 Michael Rubenstein Illuminates a New Field of Research: Energy Humanities July 2, 2020 7 min...

Covid-19 Life in the home lane

16 June 2020

Morning read  

Covid-19 Life in the home lane

7 June 2020 ‘Collapse of civilisation is the most likely outcome’: top climate scientists  

The Offer

26 May 2020

Photo credit Chloe Courtney Dear Culture Declares community, Here with news/updates and details of...

Declaring Emergency: Museums and the Climate Crisis

17 May 2020

[ONLINE] Declaring Emergency: Museums and the Climate Crisis Moderator: Dr Theo Gordon Sackler Postdoctoral...

Covid-19 Life in the home lane

10 May 2020

‘Promiscuous treatment of nature’ will lead to more pandemics – scientists

Covid-19 Life in the home lane

7 May 2020

Making More Room for Nature in Cities Aerial shot of San Francisco. (Vladimir Kudinov/Unsplash)...

Covid-19 Life in the home lane

How To Combat Climate Change

Covid-19 Life in the home lane

5 May 2020

  The Offer Your invitation to join a virtual space for the CDE Community Wednesday 6th May...

Covid-19 Life in the home lane

22 April 2020

  The Offer  Your invitation to join a virtual space for the CDE Community Wednesday 22nd...

Covid-19 Life in the home lane

Covid-19 Life in the home lane

20 April 2020

Reading 3 today by Samuel West featuring Storm Drawing  The Ancient Mariner Big Read...

Covid-19 Life in the home lane

18 April 2020

The Ancient Mariner Big Read Dear Heather and Dan, We are delighted to...

Covid-19 Life in the home lane

17 April 2020

Prize to Transform the Future What might the *London City Region look like 20...

Covid-19 Life in the home lane

Poem received this morning from John Fanshawe |   Swifts by Ted...

Covid-19 Life in the home lane

10 April 2020

REFLECTIONS FROM BEN Rebecca Solnit is a writer concerned with hope. She wrote a...

Covid-19 Life in the home lane

8 April 2020

  Introducing the Amsterdam City Doughnut    

Covid-19 Life in the home lane

7 April 2020

The Offer – Relaunched Your invitation to join a virtual space for The CDE Community We...

Covid-19 Life in the home lane

6 April 2020

Readings and recommended sites: Coronavirus Spells the End of the Neoliberal Era. What’s Next?  ...

Covid-19 Life in the home lane

2 April 2020

Ecological economics in the time of coronavirus Email from Dan Gretton, author of the...

Dear journalists who have called us hypocrites

14 November 2019

OPEN LETTER 16th October 2019 Dear journalists who have called us hypocrites, You’re right. ...

Beuys’ Acorns

25 April 2019

TATE MODERN South Terrace Bankside London SE1 9TG Plan your visit DATES 4 May...

Palm Oil and Iceland’s banned advert

10 November 2018

A couple of years ago, we did a panel discussion with David Gill from...

Victory at Leith Hill!

13 October 2018

Victory at Leith Hill! Divest Fracking! Resisting sites of speculation   Oct 12, 2018...

Beuys’ Acorns | Urban forests add to cities’ health and wealth

26 January 2018

Pet animal cemetery in a Russian urban forest. Image: By AVRS, via Wikimedia Commons...

Beuys’ Acorns print

3 December 2017

In support of STARTS – Street Tree ART Sheffield Community Art Project, we’re donating...

Slow Violence

27 November 2017

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.

Ash to Ash

25 May 2017

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

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...

Mayday Mayday Mayday

2 May 2017

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

A Nod to Dada

18 April 2017

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

Break the Chain

13 April 2017

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

The Great Big Story – Leith Hill

24 January 2017

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

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...

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...

Protector – Leith Hill No Drill 2016

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

How To Be A Coptimist

2 May 2016

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

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

1 May 2016


Conflicted Seeds + Spirit

20 November 2015

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

UAL Art & Design in the face of climate change conference

12 November 2015


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


Beuys’ Acorns: trees on tour

7 October 2015

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

The next generation……..

19 September 2015

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

Film and research safari to northern Kenya, August 2015. Into Blue (work in development)

26 August 2015

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

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

3 May 2015


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


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


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.


Cambridge Science Festival

23 February 2015

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

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.