[NetBehaviour] fwd: Letters to the Earth

Alan Sondheim sondheim at gmail.com
Mon Apr 1 19:46:10 CEST 2019


Apologies, the email got mixed up at my end - I was responding to the book
description.
My only excuse is that I'm sick at the moment, having trouble even typing -
Best, Alan

On Mon, Apr 1, 2019 at 1:41 PM Alan Sondheim <sondheim at panix.com> wrote:

>
>
> Just looked up the book, which I'd love to read - at least from Spring
> it's way out of our price range - is there any pdf? Apologies if this has
> already been answered, thanks, Alan
>
> On Mon, 1 Apr 2019, Helen Varley Jamieson wrote:
>
> >
> > thanks for forwarding this edward. it looks like a good thing to
> participate
> > in.
> >
> > i recently came across https://www.missionlifeforce.org/, initiated by
> > lawyer polly higgins who is working to make ecocide a crime punishable in
> > the international courts. not specifically arts-related but it seems
> like a
> > really concrete positive thing to do.
> >
> > On 28.03.19 16:08, Edward Picot via NetBehaviour wrote:
> >
> >       This just came to me via email:
> >
> >       'We are facing an unprecedented global emergency, the planet is
> >       in crisis and we are in the midst of a mass extinction event.
> >       Scientists believe we have entered a period of abrupt climate
> >       breakdown. Carbon emissions and temperatures keep rising;
> >       ecological collapse has begun. On this course we are likely?to see
> >       abrupt and irreversible devastation. The time for denial is over ?
> >       we know the truth about climate change. It is time to act.
> >
> >       ?
> >
> >       This is an invitation to write a letter of response to this
> >       crisis. This?could?be a letter to or from the Earth,?future or past
> >       generations, those who hold positions of power and influence,
> >       other species. The idea is open to interpretation: it can come
> >       from a personal place, be dramatic in form, be a call to action.
> >       The?invitation is open to all -?to think beyond the human narrative
> >       and to bear witness to the scale and horror of this crisis. This
> >       is an opportunity to ask how this existential threat affects the
> >       way we wish to live our lives and the action we take.'
> >
> >       The full call-out is at https://www.letterstotheearth.com/ but
> >       the deadline is 12 midnight on 29th March, ie. tomorrow - so if
> >       you want to act, act now!
> >
> >
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> > helen varley jamieson
> >
> > helen at creative-catalyst.com
> > http://www.creative-catalyst.com
> > http://www.upstage.org.nz
> >
> >
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