Cassette Letters

‘CASSETTE LETTERS – How we used to love each other’ is a set of 12 five-minute videos shot on mobile phones in 12 different locations. The artist Tan Kim, confined to her home due to health, invited 12 people in … Continue reading

2023 March for Ceasefire, London

How to prepare for a protest

A couple of younger first-time protestors asked me for some tips on what to think about and how to prepare, so I gathered a few notes. I hope these are helpful! Most protests are peaceful and inspiring events, attended by … Continue reading

Starling

STARLING Starling is a 5 minute audio-video collage projected on 5 screens, created for the MIIT house tiny video festival in Osaka, Japan, 2023. More info to follow…

How to keep your bedroom dustfree

A friend recently mentioned to me that they are waking up short of breath and have developed asthma and an allergy to dust. A lot of people are sensitive to dust mites even when they don’t have an animal allergy. … Continue reading

Gilgamesh for Eiji

Made entirely from found photos and videos from the nineties and set to the music of Osaka based composer Masahiro Kanagawa, the short film presents the epic of Gilgamesh story in 17 minutes. In the 1990s the Kinrandonsu theatre group … Continue reading

Food code

FOOD CODE Is set of images taken over time from a colour coded excel sheet. Food code creates a pattern on an excel sheet that uses a traffic light system for noting what food is tolerated and ‘safe’ and which … Continue reading

An illustration of very colourful imaginary flowers

Imaginary flowers

IMAGINARY FLOWERS goes out to everyone with invisible illnesses, disabilities, and chronic conditions who simply aren’t going to “get well soon”. These flowers are meant to comfort and console. Breathing in, I am a flower. Breathing out, I am fresh! … Continue reading

Holding Space – zine

HOLDING SPACE, WHEN YOU KNOW HOW TO SUFFER YOU SUFFER LESS, BED THERAPY APHORISMS is a zine of aphorisms or short statements expressing a general truth or advice on how to conduct yourself. These aphorisms were taken from notes jotted … Continue reading

Nordic by Nature in Spanish

NORDIC BY NATURE E-BOOK. We are delighted to announce that the e-book Nordic by Nature, New voices on deep ecology; Arne Naess in the 21st century, is in the process of being translated and released as separate PDF chapters with … Continue reading

Holding Space – short film

HOLDING SPACE, WHEN YOU KNOW HOW TO SUFFER YOU SUFFER LESS is a short ten minute film about grief and chronic illness and how both processes are also accompanied by moments of gratitude and grace. “Holding space” means being physically, … Continue reading

Nordic by Nature e-book

NORDIC BY NATURE, NEW VOICES ON DEEP ECOLOGY TODAY, ARNE NAESS IN THE 21ST CENTURY is a free e-book of podcast transcripts. The activists interviewed in the podcast were not chosen because of their ability to follow their inner voice, … Continue reading

Gross National Happiness

DASHO KARMA URA speaks on ‘Expert Speak’ – a virtual platform under the Asian Confluence Web Series Program that was launched to gather insights for the new COVID-19 world and beyond. Dasho Karma Ura was a guest on episode 5 … Continue reading

9: ON ART

 Simple transistor landing page. Direct download of mp3. Voice intro: Welcome to Nordic By Nature, a feature length podcast on ecology today inspired by the Norwegian Philosopher Arne Naess, who coined the term Deep Ecology. In this episode, ON … Continue reading

8: ON KNOWLEDGE

Podcast episode 8: ON KNOWLEDGE Simple Landing page. Direct download of mp3. Intro: Welcome to Nordic By Nature, a podcast on ecology today inspired by the Norwegian Philosopher Arne Naess, who coined the term Deep Ecology. This episode, ON KNOWLEDGE, … Continue reading

7: ON ETHICS

Transcript: ON ETHICS Link to simple landing page: here John and Ajay Rastogi at Majkhali Village, Uttarakhand, India. 27.10.2019 Intro: Welcome to Nordic By Nature, a podcast on ecology today inspired by the Norwegian Philosopher Arne Naess, who coined the … Continue reading

6: ON BELONGING

In this sixth episode, On Belonging, we meet three people who have thought a lot about what ‘home’ means to them and how that relates defines their relationship to a place. All were present at Standing Rock. Dark Mountain contributor … Continue reading

4: ON TRANSFORMATION

Episode 4: ON TRANSFORMATION features the voice of Swedish social entrepreneur, Tomas Björkman. Tomas is a former investment banker and progressive thought leader, who is exploring how to create new spaces and places for co-creation, personal and societal transformation, and … Continue reading

3: ON INNER RESILIENCE

Listen on Transistor. In this episode ON INNER RESILIENCE, we hear four voices share how they maintain inner equilibrium. Firstly, we learn about nature-centred mindfulness practice from Ajay Rastogi, at the Foundation for the Contemplation of Nature in the Himalayan … Continue reading

On deep ecology

NORDIC BY NATURE was launched as a research and editing partner for environmental experts publishing globally relevant content on ecology today. Part of this work resulted in 26 audio recorded interviews and 11 podcast episodes, spotlighting activists from across the … Continue reading

2: ON SURVIVAL

In the second episode On Survival, we have 3 strong voices who understand the need for radical, system change. First you hear the words of Monica Kucia, culinary curator in Warsaw, who talks about how to take the ego out … Continue reading