Adventure, Technology, Humanity, & the Future
Nature based play is vital to early childhood education.
It had been raining for a few days, so it was time to explore the full-some Murrumbidgee River on foot. Stretch, squish, squash, brrrrr, go for it.
There was snow on Mt Tennent, so I did a late afternoon run to suck in Mother Nature's winter rapture. Water, rivulets, sweat, rocks, trees, kangaroos, drink, wombat, dusk, sky, silence, ice, snow, descent, home, share, memories, edit, upload, reflect.
Been having this dream for a while - a montage of black pacy humor on the incredulous idiocracy of militaristic pursuits by the US in the Middle East mixed with pop culture images & video footage, to euro-dance music and glimpses of parkour as real youth seeks to break free from the politics pouring petrol onto the pyre of history, lighting the sky with armageddon & hope.
This fast-paced montage-style video presents an inspiring yet disturbing series of outdoor education, people and nature images, intercut with cosmological, evolutionary, historical, and environmental images, and quotes and graffiti. In montage, there is potentially as much meaning in the transition between images as there might be in any single image. Make of the suggested dilemmas and opportunities what you will...