Metaphors do things, they are performative. Metaphors ‘graft together’ different fields of meaning. And this is a process in which, to quote Paul Ricoeur, ‘imagination is diffused in all directions, reviving former experiences, awakening dormant memories, irrigating adjacent sensorial fields’....

'The artist sets the conditions for and initiates the action of listening. Listening is neither passive, nor a tool for gathering and negotiating existing opinions, but an action which in itself is expressive and has agency....

Wallace Heim asked six people to come up with a question about climate change and performance. We then gave that question to another of the six to answer. The six were Dan Gretton, Clare Patey, João André da Rocha, Paul Heritage, Wallace Heim and Mojisola Adebayo....

Metaphors are a way of conceptualising, critiquing and transforming the world. They can make new forms of knowledge possible and can be seen as rooted in bodily experience. Metaphors also can act as hidden forms of ideology. The latent metaphors around sustainability tend to emphasise...

The first international trans-disciplinary conference / performance event to explore ecology and performance was BETWEEN NATURE at Lancaster University in 2000. It was co-curated by Wallace Heim in the Philosophy Department with colleagues in the Centre for the Study of Environmental Change and the Theatre...