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Sunday, August 11, 2013

EAFS - The Gatherings

EAFS Gathering #1: Debated Land
7.30pm 30/08/2013
Stormont Hall, Gretna Green DG16 5EA
Ticket Price: £8

by Wendy Stewart & James Wyness
Talks and Discussions around Debated Land, Enlightenment and Imagining our Future with
Professor Ted Cowan, Scottish history and literature, Former director of the Crichton Campus of the University of Glasgow.
Professor Pete Smith, soils and global change, University of Aberdeen and Director of Scotland's ClimateXChange.
with provocations fromProfessor Mike Bonaventura, Cheif Executive of Crichton Carbon Centre
Ceilidh with Traditional MusicPerformed by Wendy Stewart

Locally sourced food is included in the ticket, please bring your own bottle (glasses provided)
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EAFS Gathering #3: The Land and Us
5/6pm til late 01/09/2013
Cairnsmore of Fleet, Dromore Farm, Gatehouse of Fleet DG7 2BP
Ticket Price: £8

Dark Skies Poetry Reading byJean Atkin (starting at 5pm)

Presentation on topics around landscape and place, urban and rural, the local and the global
by Dr. David Borthwick and Dr Angie McClanahan

Discussions around our relationship with our land
led by Dalziel + Scullion, Scottish Ecological artists
with Ueno MasaoLand Art Mongolia Director Marc SchmitzKarin van der Molen & Pat van Boeckel

Experience different types of food with Open Jar Collective at their Pop-up Milk Bar

Locally sourced and some foraged food, provided by Jools Cox, is included in the ticket, please bring your own bottle (Glass provided) 
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EAFS Gathering #2: Sound. Nature. Dark Skies.
6pm 31/08/2013
Grey Mare’s Tail, follow signs from Car Park off A712

Performance presentation ofThe Rise and Fall of the Grey Mare’s Tail by James Winnett

The Dark Outside FM @ Dark Star Lounge
Sound Artist Frenchbloke curates 24 hours of previously unheard music donated exclusively for this project by the electronic music scenes most innovative artists, musicians and producers from all over the world. 
Tune in and hang out in The Dark Star Lounge.

Professor John C. Brown, Astronomer Royal for Scotland will also be at the Dark Star Lounge to answer all your questions about the universe.
You are welcome to bring your own bottle along with your picnic.
Food is available for purchase (provided by the renowed Green Tea House in Moniaive)
EAFS Gathering #4: Landscape as a Resource – Why Environmental Art?
7pm 02/09/2013
Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre, Mill Road
Dumfries DG2 7BE
Ticket Price: £2

Talks and discussions around the theme 'Landscape as Resource'
Chaired by Chris Fremantle, co-director of Public Art Research + Resource Scotland
Speakers include:
Professor Mike Bonaventura, Cheif Executive of Crichton Carbon Centre
David Harding, founder of Department of Environmental Art at Glasgow School of Art
Joan McAlpine, Journalist & MSP
Leeming + Paterson, Landscape photographers
Donald Urquhart, Lecturer, Edinburgh College of Art

The discussion will evolve to the question at the heart of the whole festival 'Why Environmental Art?' and conclude the festival.

Refreshments provided.
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