27th May 2022: Climate Museum UK blog on Yarmouth Springs Eternal

I’ve been an Associate of Climate Museum UK since early 2021, around the time that Yarmouth Springs Eternal was first being developed. I was invited to write a blog for their website, reflecting on the project this year. Last year, Climate Museum UK Associate James Aldridge featured his Queer River project in the Yarmouth Springs Eternal exhibition at PRIMEYARC, Great Yarmouth, alongside informational displays on climate and ecological impacts from Climate Museum UK’s resources

Image credit Moyses Gomes

This invitation to blog came at the right time – over the next few days and weeks, I’ll be reviewing my reflective journal, project materials and Becky is editing the project film – so it was incredibly useful to reflect as a blog post too

Spring was a conscious choice as the season to build a community engagement project within. There is so much symbolism for growth, awakening from hibernation and the burst of verdant abundance. These are things we’ve been exploring through our creative practices, from our external observations and internal reflections, conversations and shared memory-making. But we’ve also been expansive about what we define as ‘nature’ in our experiences together. We’ve been recognising the difference between gardened and wild, valued and neglected, and how this mirrors particular social conditions too

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