Replenishing Oral Culture: ReStorying the Local Earth

Posted by on Dec 31, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

  The Alliance for Wild Ethics is engaged in the ongoing and many-faceted work of rejuvenating oral culture – the culture of face-to-face and face-to-place storytelling.* We excavate stories that live in the land, stories rooted in particular places, tales that contain not just human characters but other animals who figure as protagonists, mentors, and tricksters, ...

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Becoming Animal film: a brief glimpse

Posted by on Dec 1, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

A new film about the work of David Abram (Creative Director of the Alliance) is currently in production, directed by two visionary artists, the multiple award-winning Canadian filmmaker Peter Mettler and Scottish filmmaker Emma Davie. Here is the briefest glimpse — just a tiny teaser — from the film. The password is “animal”:

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My Private Jungle

  I have a jungle. Not a tropical jungle – just a small, temperate forest jungle in Devon, South West England. It started out 25 years ago as a vegetable garden next to our cottage at Schumacher College when I first came here after almost three years of work as an ecologist in Costa Rica, ...

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