THE EMBODIED ACTIVIST: Where Permaculture Meets the Arts

Walla, Nala
July 2008
Contact Quarterly;Summer/Fall2008, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p28
The article explores the application of permaculture in arts in attempt to encourage the expansion of the performing arts into relationships with land and community. The author discusses the basic guiding principles of permaculture with regard to art, the use of body-based art in strengthening organizations, and the reeducation of audiences to value participation, healing and social change. She hopes that through permaculture-based art, separations between the arts and ecology can be bridged.


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