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Podcast: Slow art from the heart – in conversation with Pinkie Maclure

By 27th April 2021April 28th, 2021No Comments
Since the 1970s, every year on the 22nd of April, people around the world have been taking part in Earth Day to demonstrate their support for protecting life on our planet. So for this month’s episode we have decided to speak to Pinkie Maclure whose unusual art often explores how we humans have been affecting the places we all call home, and her personal responses to modern environmental issues. Before listening you may want to have a look at the pieces we discuss by following links in the episode notes below.
You can listen to the episode on Anchor here, or simply search for “PLANT Voices Tayport Community Garden” on your favourite podcasting app.

Episode resources

Pinkie’s pieces discussed in the episode:

You can find Pinkie’s art at:

Video showing her studio and technique: https://youtu.be/OSSVGq_Z1Go

Kathleen’s blog post about Earth Day: https://tayportgarden.org/2021/04/13/rekindling-awe-for-earth-day-2021/

Solastalgia explained on Climate Psychology Alliance website: https://www.climatepsychologyalliance.org/handbook/484-what-is-solastalgia

Portavadie: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portavadie

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People Learning About Nature in Tayport (PLANT) is a Tayport Community Trust subgroup which works to achieve TCT’s overall aim of promoting a vibrant and sustainable community, with improved quality of life, specifically through projects involving growing food and flowers, while enhancing Tayport’s natural environment. A key aim is to establish a community garden. Tayport Community Trust, Registered Charity No. SCO42558, Company No. SC350253, Registered Office: 10 Broad Street Tayport DD6 9AJ

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