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Back to Earth: Sowing the seeds

How are artists developing campaigns for the Earth? How can an artwork reconnect us with the environment? Can we “feel” the speed of climate change, or hear the sounds of a seed?

Episode 2, hosts Victoria Sin & Lucia Pietroiusti welcome Ayesha Tan Jones, James Bridle & Cecilia Vicuña, three artists participating in Back to Earth, to begin to sow the seeds of their multifaceted campaigns.

  • Artist, musician and witch Ayesha Tan Jones shares their plans to bring balance and harmony through singing in sacred and un-sacred sites.
  • Artist and writer James Bridle speaks about trees as “very slow animals” and suggests a simple way for measuring the speed of climate change in your own home.
  • The episode also features Seed Songs by Cecilia Vicuña, recorded in the foothills of the Andes mountains, Chile, in 2015, as well as excerpts from the opera Parasites of Pangu by Ayesha Tan Jones.


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