This newly published book from Quaker Arts Network focuses on climate change and grew out of Seeking Routes, an art exhibition held in 2019 at Swarthmoor Hall in Cumbria.
40 Full colour illustrations, 48 pages 21 x 21 cm, ISBN 978-0-9933627-7-4
Ways to Kiss the Earth presents art works by 26 contemporary Quaker artists responding to the challenges of environmental breakdown in a diversity of styles and media.
The works are are presented under themes of
Wonder and reverence
Spiritual and creative processes
Simple and sustainable
Witness and activism.
A final section illustrates the beginnings of the Loving Earth Project, a community textile project aimed at helping people to engage creatively with environmental issues without becoming overwhelmed.
Two QCA members are featured among the book’s artists – Ann Johnson and Dorothy Jerrome.