Here are some links to resources on the topics discussed during the Think Like a Forest camp. The full resource pack prepared by JJ and Isa can be found here in pdf format.
- Hanna Vehkamäki
- Role of forests in Finland (pdf, 21 MB)
- Sulphuric acid in world history (pdf, 13 MB)
- Quantum mechanics: Uncertainty collapses to observation (pdf, 14 MB)
- Rebecca Solnit: Hope in the Dark – Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities (pdf, 1 MB). “Read it when you feel the darkness of the world is too much.”
- Starhawk: The Empowerment Manual – A Guide to Collaborative Groups (pdf, 1.5 MB)
- Andreas Weber: Enlivenment. Towards a fundamental shift in the concepts of nature, culture and politics.
More detailed descriptions of these, including lots of additional links and resources, are provided in the full resource pack.
- Actipedia: An open-access, user-generated database of creative activism.
- Artists & Climate Change: A blog tracking artistic work about climate change and gathering them in one place.
- Beautiful Trouble: A toolbox for revolution. Principles, tactics, examples, and ideas for creative activism.
- The Bioart Society: Association developing, producing and facilitating activities around art and natural sciences in Finland.
- Brandalism: An international collective of artists that intervene into ad spaces and replace the advertisements with ‘subvertisements’.
- Center for Political Beauty: German group doing spectacular (and controversial) performative and media actions around migration.
- Critical Art Ensemble: Collective exploring the intersections between art, critical theory, technology, and political activism.
- Enmedio: A group of image professionals studying connections between art and social action.
- The Laboratory of Insurrectionary Imagination (LABOFII): Collective creative disobedience, aiming to go beyond representation and observation and find a way of merging art, science, and activism.
- Liberate Tate: A network dedicated to taking creative disobedience against Tate Modern until it drops its oil company funding.
- Loldiers of Odin: Clown patrol
- Permacultureprinciples.com: The 12 core principles of permaculture introduced during the course.
- Radical Mycology: An organization and grassroots movement raising awareness around the importance of mushrooms and other fungi for increasing the health of humans and the environment.
- Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping: Anti-consumerist performance community based in New York City.
- Seeds for Change: Provides training and online resources on campaigning, collective organising and consensus decision making.
- The Space Hijackers: Former group of “anarchitects” retaking public space in the UK.
- Tools for Action: A network of artists and activists giving skill-share workshops in the manufacture of inflatable sculptures and how to use them for political actions.
- Training for Change: Capacity building organization for activists and organizers, supporting groups taking direct action.
- Whirl-Mart: Actions of non-shopping; pushing empty shopping carts around in a large superstore.
- The Yes Men: Activists impersonating companies and organizations to raise awareness of issues related to the corporate takeover of our society.
- Zad Forever: A collectively authored blog bringing together dispatches from la zad of Notre Dame de Landes, France, a liberated territory against an airport and its world.
- Ztohoven: A Czech group that e.g. hacked TV weather forecasts with a fake nuclear bomb explosion.