Eamon Mac Mahon: The Landlocked North, On The Edge Of Great Change

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Photograph by Eamon Mac Mahon Many thanks to artist Richard Saxton for leading us to the work of Eamon Mac Mahon, a photographer raised in a mining community…

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Farmer of the Future and Harvest Public Media

Monday, May 14, 2012

Photograph by Alison Rose; Forgotonia This morning the excellent team of reporters and editors at Harvest Public Media began a series, entitled Farmer of the Future, that considers…

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Honey and Sustainability in Rural Nepal

Friday, May 11, 2012

Here is a new dispatch considering rural – international connections, where sustainability and food security meet, raising the quality of life and illustrating to rural youth how prosperity…

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Readings: Rural Traditions Sunk Into Eternal Oblivion

Monday, May 7, 2012

from The Farmer’s Year: A Calendar of Animal Husbandry; Clare Leighton, 1935 In our Readings series, we offer selections from visual and printed texts that offer perspectives, expand…

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The Tree That Bursts Through The Silo

Monday, April 30, 2012

Tree In Silo; Ken Wolf Many thanks to María Arambula for sharing on our Arts and Culture Feed A.G. Sulzberger’s latest rural dispatch for The New York Times,…

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Readings: A Route on the Map: Italo Calvino and Double Edge Theatre

Monday, April 23, 2012

Photographs of The Grand Parade; Maria Baranova In our Readings series, we offer selections from visual and printed texts that offer perspectives, expand dialogues, and challenge assumptions. Today…

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Rural Poetry Series: Paul Muldoon

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Paul Muldoon was born in the countryside of Northern Ireland, between counties Armagh and Tyrone in Northern Ireland, in 1951. In his poem “Mixed Marriage,” he alludes not…

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Double Edge Theatre and The Grand Parade

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

photograph from The Grand Parade rehearsals; Double Edge Theatre The Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has just announced that Double Edge Theatre will offer…

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Bringing The Yarn Bomb To The Country

Monday, February 27, 2012

[Editor’s Note: As I am facing numerous writing deadlines over the second half of February, this seems like a good time to give a retrospective glance to the…

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How The Rural Could Save Contemporary Art

Friday, February 24, 2012

Last Chance installation; Erik Van Lieshout, Art Basel [Editor’s Note: As I am facing numerous writing deadlines over the second half of February, this seems like a good…

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