Encampment of Eternal Hope by Walker Bromwich
Join a gentle gathering with Glasgow Seed Library. Together, we’ll be sieving, drying, processing and labelling this year’s deposited seeds.
How do we care for seeds? And what do seeds have to do with the climate?
Join a gentle gathering with Glasgow Seed Library. Together, we’ll be sieving, drying, processing and labelling this year’s deposited seeds. The meditative process of seed sorting helps connect us to our ancestors and to future generations. Against the backdrop of COP26, we will discuss how seed libraries can help us attend to and adapt to changing weather conditions, as well as support grassroot efforts for climate justice.
This event is for anyone curious about growing locally, food security and seed sharing, and taking small but powerful actions in response to climate change. If you have saved seed this year, you are welcome to bring some to deposit in the library.
Glasgow Seed Library is a collection of seeds and a community of growers. The library stocks organic and open-pollinated vegetable, herb and flower seeds for everyone to borrow, grow and save. By learning to save and share seed locally, we can nurture unique varieties and adapt our plants to a changing Scottish climate. Throughout the year, Glasgow Seed Library runs free workshops, talks and events around seed saving, community growing, food sovereignty and earth care. Find out more: https://www.cca-glasgow.com/projects/glasgow-seed-library
About The Encampment of Eternal Hope:
Climate House presents The Encampment of Eternal Hope by Walker & Bromwich – coming to The Briggait, Glasgow, for the international climate summit, COP26, 31st October – 10th November. The Encampment is an immersive environment, forming a central hub for creative fringe activities throughout COP26. Amplifying Indigenous voices through workshops and events that bring together artists, academics and activists from Scotland, Colombia and across the world. You are warmly invited to come and engage in meaningful dialogue about the effects of the climate crisis within a playful, dystopian woodland encampment of giant inflatable sculptures.
Walker & Bromwich:
Glasgow based collaborative duo Zoe Walker and Neil Bromwich are known for their large- scale iconic sculptural works, participatory events and exhibitions that invite audiences to imagine better worlds. At the core of their practice is the exploration of the role art can play as an active agent in society, evolving environments and situations within which people can begin to re-examine the world around them.
Project supported by:
Climate House, Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh