A playlist of sound works created by artists and musicians engaging with and amplifying natural forces and elements.
Two For Joy is a new playlist by Astrid Björklund responding to Fermynwoods Podcast Episode 18 with Danny Treacy and Johannes Zits.
Spencer Graham discusses the specificity of music, tracklists and circular narratives alongside forest themed tracks.
The digital version of our 2023 bulletin, Issue 17 in the series, featuring the latest activity in our Xylophobia programme.
An exhibition of digitally based work which takes its name from the fear of wooden objects, forests, or wooded areas.
Greg Orrom Swan’s process of digital fermentation sets something generative in motion and an outcome emerges – whilst “hoping the mould doesn’t win”.
“The association of woods with treachery and horror was used frequently in Flash games to enhance the thrill factor, perpetuating xylophobic tendencies”
Zhengyang and Zhengzhou Huang’s Fire speculates on the environmental impact of Machine Learning and graphics processing units.
“I’ve got this weird thing about ownership” – a closer examination of Spencer Graham’s Xylophobia / Shinrin-yoku.
Ama Dogbe and David John Scarborough’s Underlands imagines possible futures even as loss and grief present us with changes we are yet to fully respond to.