Urban Mind Published In BioScience
In January 2018 Urban Mind will be featured in BioScience, a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Oxford University Press, on behalf of the American Institute of Biological Sciences.
King’s College London, Landscape Architects J & L Gibbons and Nomad Projects have used smartphone-based technology to assess the relationship between exposure to nature and mental wellbeing.
We found that (i) being outdoors, seeing trees, hearing birdsong, seeing the sky, and feeling in contact with nature were associated with higher levels of mental wellbeing, and that (ii) the beneficial effects of nature were especially evident in those individuals with greater levels of impulsivity who are at greater risk of mental health issues.
The full article can be found here!
Urban Mind will launch a full-scale international study in March 2018. More details coming soon…
‘THE LAND WE LIVE IN – THE LAND WE LEFT BEHIND’
Hauser & Wirth Somerset ‘The Land We Live In – The Land We Left Behind’
20th January – 7th May 2018
This ambitious survey exhibition explores the contradictory nature of society’s relationship to the rural featuring the Phytology project.
The presentation features over 50 international artists and creatives, as well as works on loan, by artists working from the 1500s to the present day, including Paul McCarthy, Beatrix Potter, Carsten Höller, Laure Prouvost, William Holman Hunt, Samuel Palmer, Frank Lloyd Wright, Marcus Coates, Fernando García-Dory, Roni Horn, Aaron Angell and Mark Wallinger, Mark Dion, Mildred’s Lane, Myvillages, Somewhere, Kultivator, Fairland Collective and Phytology, among many others.
Curated by Adam Sutherland.
Sam Wallman – Così in basso
So Below has been recently published in Italy’s reputable Internazionale magazine.
.So Below is an online graphic essay by cartoonist and journalist Sam Wallman. Exploring the idea of land ownership, Wallman melds the political with the poetic, connecting both historic and contemporary manifestations of territorialism and dominion.
Supported by Arts Council England