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The Meadow Project | Week 30

 

In partnership with Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina, The Meadow Project is a one year documentation of a 3 acre field that has previously been damaged by agricultural overuse.  During this time (February 8, 2022 through February 8, 2023) there will be no human interaction with the land whatsoever beyond my documentation; no seeding, planting, building, digging, etc.   You are invited to become a part of this project by joining us here each week to watch the process of regrowth unfold as I post a video every Monday.  Can Nature heal itself?  Can Nature heal damage that humans have done?  What happens when we simply step out of the way?  Is there hope in the Anthropocene Age for environmental healing?  Can we slow down as a society as a means of honoring and building a more reciprocal relationship with the natural world? Is there wonder in that healing?  

*With many thanks to the North Carolina Arts Council and the United Arts Council of Catawba County for funding of this project and to Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina for allowing me to document a sacred part of their recent land acquisition, Oak Hill Community Park and Forest.