Land & Sea Project: Community & Ecosystem Reconnection

  • Rebecca Therise Graham UBC, through Art, Craft & Healing Group, Megan Davies (York) and Geertje Boschma (UBC)

Abstract

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https://bcstudies.com/digital_stories/land-sea/

Photo essay chronicling activities, highlighting relationships and interpreting the ecological and social understanding developed in the community-engaged art Land & Sea Project running from September 2017 to February 2018.

Author Biography

Rebecca Therise Graham, UBC, through Art, Craft & Healing Group, Megan Davies (York) and Geertje Boschma (UBC)
Rebecca Graham is a weaver and artist of mixed northern European ancestry, and the third generation of her family in Coast Salish Territory. She studied in environmental ethics and agriculture at the University of British Columbia and abroad and holds a BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. Rebecca explores the relationship between ourselves, other species and the land through flax for linen, woven structures, and hide tanning.  Rebecca has been the artistic director of the EartHand Gleaners Society since 2014. In 2016, she was the recipient of a Mayor’s Art Award as the Emerging Artist in Craft and Design.
Published
2019-08-23