News and blogs
Between June and September 2021 MA Arts and Place students have been travelling the length and breadth of the country to take up placements as artists-in-residence at our partner organisations.
We are delighted to be able to share with you that poet Alice Oswald is joining the teaching staff at Dartington Arts School as a senior lecturer on the Poetics of Imagination MA.
An interview with Dr Nathan Einbinder, who we’re pleased to say is the new lead on regenerative food and farming programmes here at Schumacher College.
Explore our new online exhibition – part of the Leonardo LASER Garden at the international Ars Electronica Festival, taking place online 8-12 September.
Head Gardener Colum Pawson writes on the epic effort to create a gigantic polytunnel by a team of students and staff from Schumacher College – with the structure taking over a month to build.
Lecturer in Regenerative Economics at Schumacher College, Jay Tompt, writes that after the events of the past 18 months the message is clear: we need an economics that “affirms life”.
As part of a series of posts on performance artists, Tracey Warr is in conversation with Misha Myers – previously a Senior Lecturer in Theatre at Dartington College of Arts.
We’re delighted to announce that Dr Nathan Einbinder has now joined the academic faculty at Dartington Trust to lead on our Regenerative Food and Farming programmme.
Emma Bush, Associate Lecturer for our Reimaginging Performance Practice course, on what it means to be an alumni of the original Dartington College of Arts, and how her experience shapes her teaching today.
Students from Schumacher College held a series of events culminating in a parade and catwalk competition to mark the end of Pride month.
We are thrilled to announce the Gustav Metzger Foundation Scholarship in partnership with Hauser & Wirth. The scholarship will support a student with refugee status or an application for asylum in the UK on our Arts and Place MA course.
Schumacher College and Dartington School of Arts are increasing financial support for students from less well-off backgrounds who want to study at the colleges.
There has been particular praise for project team which has faced challenges arising from Covid restrictions, such as problems with building supplies and navigating the bat mating season.
Edgewise is a student blog featuring new work from the Poetics of Imagination MA. Affiliated to Dartington, Edgewise is run independently by the students.
Dr Sarah Elisa Kelly, lecturer in Engaged Ecology at Schumacher College, blogs with her thoughts on what radical education means for her.
Catch up with our exciting series of talks on the subject of Holistic Science, organised by Schumacher College in collaboration with the Field Centre.
As teaching comes to an end for this year’s Ecological Design Thinking, Programme Lead Mona Nasseri blogs on the last 7 months and the collaboration that was possible between current students and alumni who have developed inspiring initiatives around the world.
Dr Mona Nasseri – programme lead for MA Ecological Design Thinking – explains what makes the approach to learning at Schumacher College different to many other academic institutions.
Jonathan Dawson, the Programme Lead for our highly-respected MA Regenerative Economics, blogs on the often forgotten but increasingly important philosophical dimension in modern day economics.
A time to transform our way of thinking: some may choose to plant a tree, garden, help maintain paths, pick litter, or simply spend time surrounded by nature.