Sat, 6 September 2008
Wendy Johnson is a Buddhist meditation teacher and organic gardening mentor who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is the author of Gardening at the Dragon's Gate: At Work in the Wild and Cultivated World.
You can find out more about Wendy, her book and where she'll be speaking next at www.gardeningatthedragonsgate.com
Direct download: Gardening_at_the_Dragons_Gate__An_Interview_with_Wendy_Johnson.mp3
Category:environmental -- posted at: 11:10pm PDT
Sun, 20 July 2008
Ecological artist Aviva Rahmani’s current work reflects her interest in the application of mapping analysis to, "explore potential solutions for urban and rural water degradation in large landscapes."
She is currently using the Internet to perform residencies, "without the international travel that spews jet fuel over the earth's waters." Virtual Cities and Oceans of If, and the on-going Virtual Concerts address global warming and geo-political conflicts by demonstrating, analyzing and interpreting the local impact of global warming at international real world sites.
You can learn more about Rahmani's work at www.ghostnets.com.
Direct download: Ecological_Art_and_Activism__An_Interview_with_Aviva_Rahmani_1.mp3
Category:environmental -- posted at: 9:54pm PDT
Thu, 22 May 2008
In addition to her work as the Arts and Healing Network’s Web Site Coordinator, Reverend Tristy Taylor also works with individuals and groups using dreamwork, art-making, coaching, spiritual direction and meditation. She holds a Masters degree from the Arts & Consciousness program at John F. Kennedy University, and was ordained in January 2005 after studying at The Chaplaincy Institute for Art and Interfaith Ministry. Reverend Taylor is also the co-Founder of the Church of Craft.
You can find out more about Reverend Taylor's work by going to trismegista.com and reading her blog, Create with Spirit.
Direct download: Creativity_Dreams__Spirituality__An_Interview_with_Rev._Tristy_Taylor.mp3
Category:dreams -- posted at: 8:05pm PDT
Fri, 29 February 2008
Since 1985, Rachel Bagby has pioneered vibralingual practices that help people form vocal communities for ecological and social healing. A vocal artist, writer, composer, teacher and founder of Choral Earth, Rachel is internationally recognized for inspiring multiple generations to bring their voices to life.
The Arts & Healing Network is very pleased to announce that Rachel is also the 2008 recipient of the AHN Award which is given annually to an artist who is truly making a difference in the world. Rachel's most recent project, Choral Earth, is an outstanding example of the power of art to catalyze community and heal the earth.
This podcast features a conversation between Rachel and Mary Daniel Hobson, Director of the Arts and Healing Network. To learn more about Rachel’s work, visit www.SingYourPart.com
Photo Credit: Irene Young
Direct download: Sing_Your_Part__An_Interview_with_Rachel_Bagby.mp3
Category:Award -- posted at: 8:55am PDT
Thu, 10 January 2008
Susan Leibovitz Steinman salvages materials directly from community waste streams to construct public art installations that connect common daily experiences to broader social issues. Projects include conceptual sculpture gardens that meld art, ecology and community action.
She also co-founded the Women Environmental Artists Directory.
You can learn more about Susan's work on her web site, steinmanstudio.com
Direct download: Making_Environmental_and_Public_Art__An_Interview_with_Susan_Leibovitz_Steinman.mp3
Category:environmental -- posted at: 12:08pm PDT