Spring 2018 Updates from Final Straw

Posted May 1, 2018

From building a “pocket farm” and an eco art lab in Japan, to film screenings in Turkey, and books in Korea, there’s much to report …

Final Straw to Open Eco Art Space & Farm in Japan

Posted February 12, 2018

Our new home base for ecological art and media, The Branch will come alive with workshops, events, and a series of local and international artists, farmers, and…

Small Works of Art in the Forest

A mandala forms the center of the table (and color palette) during our nature art workshop at Yangjae Citizen's Forest in South Korea. (Image by SocieCity)

Posted October 28, 2017

Making art in a South Korean forest! No need to buy art supplies here, the forest gives us all the colors we need…

The Path to “REALtimeFOOD” in Japan

Posted September 4, 2016

A tour of food, art, ecology, and culture that brings international creatives together with local villages to explore knowledge…

Glimmers of Light at The Centre for Stewardship

Posted July 26, 2016

What does it mean to be a steward of the land? Find out in this story about our latest workshop and screening event in Fife, Scotland…

A Nature School in Busan

Posted November 15, 2015

The leaves in these parts are finally bursting out into brilliant reds, oranges, and yellows as we head into the final leg of our Korean tour.

Our “World’s Slowest Restaurant” Serves Dinner… Finally

Posted July 30, 2015

After a truly amazing six week project, we serve the dinner that the customers ordered weeks ago…

Flowers, Soils, Kids and Moms

Posted July 28, 2015

Our final nature art workshop in Kitakagaya is kid and mom approved…

Making Postcards with Flowers and Leaves

Posted July 15, 2015

From an early age, Suhee enjoyed collecting leaves and flowers. It was just a small hobby she kept for herself until a few years ago…

Residency in Daejeon, Korea

The "Small House" residency space in Daejeon

Posted July 6, 2014

We will be in Daejeon July and August to finish editing and script translation work…