New Ground / Lost Seeds

Engineers of the Imagination
17th August 2017
The Rock in the Sea
17th August 2017

New Ground / Lost Seeds


A 10 day arts and ecology project in West of Ireland, set in a therapeutic horticulture centre where associate artists Martin Brockman and Dan Fox worked with Dead Good Guides and Mayo Artsquad in May 2008 to involve local community artists in workshops designed to ask questions about Vernacular Art today.

Book design Tim Jackson.

Published in partnership with  Mayo County Council

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“I have wolfed the book down …. Reading John’s piece “a new role for the artist” is inspirational – and puts into words what I have been striving to articulate for ages. He’s so right about artists having been “hi-jacked” ! Been there, done that and despaired. The relief in seeing these ideas written down not only refuels my dwindling energy reserves but also somewhat salvages my sanity …..” Andrew Kitchen

It’s a beautifully designed book and the project it describes sounds amazing. Reading it was inspiring and gave me some badly needed hope.” Clarke Mackay Head Dept of Film and Media Queens University Canada.

“A wonderful creative project & such a well produced book too.” Ellsworth Univ of Bristol Theatre Collection.

A lovely book – your lost and found project – inspirational steps in the future” Septimia Kuhlmann. Community artist Holland.


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