[caption id="attachment_1040" align="alignright" width="300"] HOMELAND by Platform 1993[/caption] 'To come into conversation can be a disturbing thing, exposing, altering and aesthetic. How the conversation is made can conduct the speakers in an unknown direction ...

'The question of whether a place can learn requires keeping the subject who learns, but proposes another realm of capacity, the relational field, which is intangible, but not abstract. The question draws attention, too, towards site-based performance that is concerned with environmental change, with place, with...

Wallace Heim co-edited this collection, following from the event BETWEEN NATURE, with Bronislaw Szerszynski and Claire Waterton. Nature Performed was published by Oxford: Blackwell / Sociological Review in 2003, and Wiley-Blackwell in 2004. Contributors include: Nigel Clark, David Crouch, Ronald Grimes, Hayden Lorimer and Katrin...

[caption id="attachment_306" align="alignright" width="480"] somasonicspirit by Simon Whitehead, Barnaby Oliver, Stirling Steward. photo © S Whitehead 2000[/caption] 'It was hot that day. In the glass-enclosed stairwell, one entered from the top and lowered oneself through strata of sound, the combined acoustics of sharply rippling water and...

[caption id="attachment_1046" align="alignright" width="193"] Exchange Values by Shelley Sacks[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1047" align="alignright" width="212"] A Gathering of Waters by Basia Irland[/caption] 'The artist navigates, rather than conducts, the flow of the conversation. The artist asks the instigating question, listens, sets a context for action, creates an aesthetic milieu...

Epilogue: Thinking forward … 'My purpose is to encourage an eco-dramaturgy that not only makes explicit how performance and theatre create particular modes of ecological knowledge, but also to activate the interchange of this knowledge across disciplines and practices, because this is an essential transport in...