The Dark Mountain Project
The Dark Mountain Project is run by a collective of writers who were drawn together by a shared sense that the stories our culture tells itself are broken. Walking on Lava has been edited by four members of that collective: Charlotte Du Cann, Dougald Hine, Nick Hunt and Paul Kingsnorth.
In this public conversation, Dougald Hine and Paul Kingsnorth will discuss some of the lessons they have learned from this journey and the questions it has thrown up: where are the new stories that could help us make sense of our situation? How do we live with ecological grief? What is the role of art and culture in a time of unravelling? What happens when we create a space in which we can talk about the darkness and doubt that we feel in the light of ecological crisis? And what does it mean to find 'the hope beyond hope' which the manifesto speaks of?