Does every movie need a plot and a punchline? I’d argue that it depends on the purpose of the movie. As both an approach and a practice, Contemplative Filmmaking is a way of seeing. It’s an expressive form with a kinship to poetry.
Forget your parents’ admonitions to not play with your food. This book will guide you in the fine art of playing with your food in a way that will leave you with some fun art-making experience, a good dinner, and some insight into what these creatures do for a living. Where else can you view […]
Not your father’s science conference. In addition to the usual, this one featured a gallery art show and a film festival.
This musical in a book is a refreshingly new treatment of diverse mindsets coming to terms with their relationships with the environment.
One thing I especially like about the work of John Hemmen is exemplified in the accompanying image: showing not just fish but relationships.
The International Marine Conservation Congress (May 14-18, 2011 in Victoria BC) distinguished itself by incorporating art into the long days of technical talks by scientists. I reported earlier on a beautiful and moving song by a 10 year old who performed at the conference. A tall totem pole, a permanent part of the conference center […]
This speaks of the full circle of life and how we are all connected. The bear feeds on the salmon and as it travels it contributes to the growth and well being of all that grow on our mountains.
Jan Kocian adorns his incredible underwater photos with drawings that allow the collages to tell more complete stories than the photos would by themselves.
In fun, fanciful form, children learn about plants and animals that are joined through the mix of seasons, food webs, and habitats beneath the waves. I recently pulled my signed copy of this book out of my bookshelf because I was giving a talk in Port Ludlow, WA—this author’s neighborhood. This beautifully illustrated book is […]
Semi-imaginary creatures evolving on a rapidly accelerated time scale illustrate connections between the land and the sea. BLU uses a relatively new art form “stop-motion graffiti animation” to create a stunning depiction of “an unscientific point of view on the beginning and evolution of life … and how it could probably end.” This is a […]