About EAP

EAP research collective statement of intention Environmental Arts Practice Research Collective grew out of discussions and shared practice from a group of like-minded people.  We are a collective of arts practitioners, academics and environmentalists who have come together to talk, collaborate and share thoughts about our environment. We are interested in what is happening to…

EAP Network Event

October 26th 2019 – Lighthouse Poole Thank you to all that came to EAP’s first network event bringing together Art Practitioners who have an interest in the environment. Please follow our blog to see further developments. Here are a few images from the event. A more detailed response to the evening event and our findings…

Ecoscenography

I was pleased to have the pleasure of meeting Andrea Carr recently and expanding my knowledge in the practice of ecoscenography. Andrea was welcomed the Arts University Bournemouth to speak to a group of students as part of a symposium on Sustainable Practices in Costume and Peformance Design. The day consisted of both informative discussions…

Listening

As Adrian Newton has mentioned in his fascinating post about ecoacoustics people are becoming so much more aware of the links between environmental studies and ecoacoustics within the music world. I recently interviewed Alice Eldridge, based in Sussex to learn more about her practice as both a musician and research scientist for Sound and Music…

Learning ecoacoustics

Just back from a wonderful course in the French Pyrenees, learning about ecoacoustics. This is an emerging interdisciplinary field that explores the sounds made by species in different environments. Ecoacoustics lies at the interface of art and science, providing insights into how we are modifying the world around us. It also offers a great way…

Craftivism & Local Politics

  NEW COUNCILLOR MEDAL COLLECTION I think it’s deeply important to not just engage with national politics, but with our local politics too. In the UK, our local government makes huge decisions around planning and infrastructure which have a massive impact on our environment. Where we live, towards the edge of the Dorset coast, there…

Celestial Bodies

I am thrilled to have been commissioned to write an alternative soundtrack for silent disco for Luke Jerram’s amazing Museum of the Moon when it visits Bournemouth for the Dorset Moon this month. I was one of the lucky artists chosen for Under the Moon, a series of installations commissioned from home grown artists. I…

Finding Ms Nature

I have used investigative walking as a methodology for some time now. As most of my work is inspired by landscape I use investigative walking as a way of exploring a site using all my senses. I look for detail, touch texture, listen to the sound and breath in the air. I might record my…