We envision this section as a creative inquiry of the cultural shift needed to change from an anthropocentric orientation to an ecocentric rights and responsibilities centered approach. We invite artists throughout Virginia and beyond to submit, in any form (poetry, prose, music, visual) any exploration of this topic. See AELA Earth Arts for a more in depth discussion of this type of investigation.
INVISIBLE HAND film viewing and discussion
If corporations have rights, why not Nature? ** The film will be available for a 24 hour period starting Friday, June 10 at 6 pm till Saturday, June 11 at 6 pm. There will be a zoom discussion of the film June 12th at 2 pm EST. The link and password to view the film...
Film “Invisible Hand” and post premiere discussion
From Executive Producer Mark Ruffalo comes the world’s first documentary film on the Rights of Nature Movement, a “plot-twisting, eye-opening” story about the current global battle between capitalism and democracy where the fight for our survival is at stake....
Tell the world you want to protect the Rights of Nature!
Join our Photo Project We want to decorate our website with more pictures of people who want to protect the rights that Nature has: to exist, flourish, regenerate, evolve and be restored. Will you like to help? Make a sign choosing from suggested messages and...
We Won’t Back Down
“Laws are being made based on the belief that we are separate from the natural world around us. We think we have the power and the right to pollute and exploit the environment that supports life. Our mistake is thinking that we are separate, better and more powerful.”
“To the River” No Pipeline Anthem SUN SiNG
I’ll take you to the river. Tell you what I see. I see the truth through the water. Shining back at me. Everything in time. Since the world began. Feel it breathing in the air. Feel it buried in the land.
Standing Like a Tree music video
Standing Like a Tree with its roots stuck down, my branches wide and open. Come down the Rain. Come down the Sun. Come down the Fruit to the Heart that is Open.
When everyone went inside – Poem by Kyle Canfield
© By Kyle Canfield from webinar by Lynne Twist When everyone went inside,the earth cracked a smile 30 million miles wide,the oceans bounced back with each rise of the tide.The animals rejoiced, they were not forced to hide. All the cars were parked, the engines sat...