The Learned Pig

Art – Thinking – Nature – Writing

Tag: landscape

  • Echtrai


    An interview with Baz Nichols, editor of Echtrai, a new art and literary journal exploring landscapes lost, abandoned, forgotten, mythic.

  • I Recall Recalling Straw

    I Recall Recalling Straw

    New poetry from the fields by Mark Goodwin, with accompanying artwork by Dominique Cameron.

  • Residency Reflections

    Residency Reflections

    Artist Rosa Farber, who currently lives and works at Laines Organic Farm, looks back at her online residency with The Learned Pig.

  • The Four Seasons

    The Four Seasons

    A collaborative essay and acoustic piece by Chris Turnbull and Cecilie Bjørgås Jordheim. The project documents an abandoned black walnut grove in Kemptville, Ontario, through acoustic recordings and observation.

  • Essays on Dog Walking, I & II

    Essays on Dog Walking, I & II

    Two poems from Thinking with Trees, the brilliant debut collection from Jason Allen-Paisant – published by Carcanet.

  • Behind the Orange Curtain

    Behind the Orange Curtain

    Besides getting the usual “Go West, Young Man”-type pandering that we all seem to get from American propaganda, a couple things I came across as a Midwest wanderlust adolescent that really resonated with me on multiple levels were teeny-bopper shows like Fox’s The O.C., and MTV’s Laguna Beach, which ultimately planted a Manifest Destiny spiritual…

  • Making maps in the backwoods

    Making maps in the backwoods

    Melanie Viets speaks to influential artist Jussi Kivi about mapping hidden histories in the landscapes around (and under) Helsinki and beyond.

  • Toast to the Spring / waveformed

    Toast to the Spring / waveformed

      Toast to the Spring   Black fangs to the east, badlands to the west, the world beyond — glaciers, jungles, dunes and meadows — and home, the garden and the spinney. Lemon seed, a splash of you. A toast. A thousand years in limestone prison. A minute in the sunshine, drowned in the ocean….

  • …como na morte crescem as heras…

    …como na morte crescem as heras…

    ‘to fall like a wounded animal into a place that was meant for revelations’ – a new series of photographs by Brazil-based artist Alix Breda.

  • A Receptive Walk

    A Receptive Walk

    Audio, photography and text by artist Jessica Emsley from A Receptive Walk, an artistic exercise to disrupt the usual rhythms of more-than-human communication.

  • Sing the Gloaming

    Sing the Gloaming

    An interview with Professor Simon Kirby and artist/ musicians Tommy Perman and Rob St. John discussing their ongoing collaborative project, Sing the Gloaming.