Ecopoetry: Voices From The Earth In Crisis

Hosted by the Farnsworth Art Museum. Panel Participants: Carol Bachofner, John Paul Caponigro, Kathleen Ellis, Ellen Goldsmith, and Kristen Lindquist . Through the years, poetry has praised nature, the way painters have tried to capture the beauty of the landscape. With concerns about our environmental crisis, many poets are writing poems that warn and admonish. Poetry invades the mind and heart. The hope is that along with information from scientists the words of poets will contribute to conquering the ecological crises. This session presents poems that prepare the soil for change. Join us to hear poems that resonate with Earth Day. . At minute 2:50 I offer an overview of the climate movement. At minute 43:40 I read poetry.  ...

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An Earth 2021 Day Poetry Reading

.embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } . To celebrate Earth Day, the Farnsworth Art Museum asked twenty poets to share a poem that would be paired with a work of art in the museum’s collection on the theme of nature and our connection to the environment. Join several poets from the project as they read their remarkable work over Zoom. You can see the post with all the poems paired with their images on the Farnsworth's blog. . I read at minute 6:50 . Find more of my poetry here....

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12 Top Images From Global Warning

  Request the Catalog here. View the Gallery Talk here. Click each image for more information.   Global Warning XII . Global Warning I . Global Warning XXXI . Global Warning XV . Global Warning VII . Global Warning VI . Global Warning VIII . Global Warning XXXV . Global Warning XXXIII . Global Warning XXXII . Global Warning XVII . Global Warning XXIX . Global Warning XIII . Global Warning XXVIII   This is a preliminary selection of top images from my series Global Warning. Why preliminary?  The first set of images I've released are all drawn from Antarctica. New releases will draw on sources as distant as Greenland, Iceland, Morocco, Namibia, and the United States. Sign up for my newsletter for announcements!   View the Gallery Talk here.  ...

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Global Warning – Antarctica

.embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } .   Enjoy the Viewing Room here. Request the catalog here.   ..   I keep having these dreams.   I’ve had them my whole life - over and over and over again.   The skies are filled with smoke and ash.   The land is covered in soot.   The waters run with poisons.   Fires rage uncontrollably.   Great storms sweep across the lands bringing gale-force winds, lightning, and floods.   The seas rise.   The ice crumbles and retreats.   And then there are long long droughts.   The deserts spread.   These nightmares keep waking me up.   I guess that’s what they’re for.   More and more I wake up and I wonder if I’m still dreaming.   I don’t...

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16 Studies Influential In The Making Of Global Warning

  Drawing Ink   I make many kinds of Studies to explore aspects of my finished Works more deeply. These Studies helped me develop my series Global Warning. .     Photograph High Contrast I use drawings to explore generalized ideas and I combine photographs to create more specific compositions. .   Drawing B&W Simply drawing compositions helps me find and remember ideas as well as contrast many variations of the same idea. . Drawing Color I use color in drawings to explore varied emotional responses to the same composition.   .   Drawing Symmetries Drawing symmetries helps me enter more deeply into the mindset necessary to visualize them.   .   Diagrams Scientific diagrams help make the invisible visible. . .   Color Expression Color creates both optical and emotional effects.   .   Color Gradients I make many variations of simple color fields to discover how many ways color can change over time and...

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