A Nature Mandala in a Shopping Mall

Posted December 23, 2018

Our experiment in engaging holiday shoppers with nature offered lessons: nothing is permanent, slow down, and there’s no need to buy…

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…

Parts of a Whole: Building a Nature Mandala

Posted April 1, 2017

It’s difficult to see in practice, how our individual voice makes up one part of a beautiful whole. The nature mandala workshop helps us experience this…

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.

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…

Painting with Soil and Plants

Some of the final pieces made during the workshop with plant and soil material.

Posted June 30, 2015

In each square foot of soil, there are billions of individual living beings. We asked them to lend us their color…