Issue 223 • March/April 2004
Art for Earth's Sake
Welcome • Satish Kumar & Lorna Howarth
FORCE OF RESISTANCE • Notes From Nowhere
Another world is possible and we are building it.
THEFT OF LIFE • Percy Schmeiser
A story of the struggle against Monsanto and the corporate takeover of our genetic inheritance.
FROM HUMANISM TO WHOLENESS • John Lane
Integrating art, land and life.
A NEW FRONT • Suzi Gablik
For art to be relevant, artists must address the social and spiritual issues of our time.
BUSINESS OF ART • Mary Anne Davis
Artists can reinvigorate local communities.
EVERYONE IS AN ARTIST • Oliver Lowenstein
Joseph Beuys' art is a counterpoint to consumerism.
RIVERS AND STARS • Satish Kumar
The landscape at night is a huge darkroom.
IN LOVE WITH THE WORLD • Adam Wolpert
A life of art is a life of questions about community, culture and cosmos.
ECOLOGICAL DRAMA • Emma Crichton-Miller
"Life is just a brief emergence from the great sea of time" says video artist, Bill Viola.
WHOLENESS OF VISION • Nicholas Usherwood
A sense of place is integral to the art of Kurt Jackson.
WONDER AT THE WORLD • Catherine Phillips
The work of Yuri Ivanchenko invites us to share the excitement and beauty of nature.
PUBLIC SCULPTURE • Satish Kumar
Pushing the boundaries of art.
QUIRKS OF IMAGINATION • Anita Roddick
Outsider art is challenging and visionary
HAWTHORNS AND ACORNS • Marcus Harrison
Local food is on our doorstep
THE SMALL SCHOOL REINVENTED • Julia Meiklejohn
An educational experiment comes of age.
ART IN UNGLAMOROUS PLACES • Ana Flores
How art can help to heal personal trauma.
Deep Spirit • Thomas Moore
The Occasional Didymus • John Moat
Poetry • Peter Abbs
Musical Journeys • Philip Marsden
Visionaries - The Dalai Lama • Pico Iyer
Small Steps • Naomi Leake
Perspectives - Biodiesel
Crafts • Sandy Brown
Recipes • Quentin Seddon
A Sense of Place • Ziauddin Sardar
Letters to the Editors
BURNING THE HEART • Keith Sagar
Review of Ted Hughes: Collected Poems
THE PERFECT ANTIDOTE TO GLOBALISATION • John Lane
Review of Dwellings: The Vernacular House Worldwide and Cosmic Architecture in India
HUMAN IN SCALE • Diana Schumacher
Review of A Pair of Cranks
GAIAN HOMES • David Kelf
Review of Another Kind of Space
CELEBRATING ABUNDANCE • Hal Clifford
Review of Cradle to Cradle
EXPLORING THE INNER COSMOS
Review of breviews The Essential David Bohm
WE ARE WHAT WE EAT • Julia Ponsonby
Review of Foodwise
FOOD SYSTEMS • Kirkpatrick Sale
Review of Bringing the Food Economy Home
A WOMAN OF COURAGE • James Marriott
Review of Living the Magical Life