To keep record of our processes, research, learning and creative results to share with others and reach out to broader audiences is what our art and nature publications seek as great complements to our programs.
The digital book "Expanded Nature: Making the Invisible Visible" gathers different creative perspectives on nature to seek to formulate a deeper and more comprehensive definition of what we understand as natural heritage. The publication is the result of the exhibition of the same name that was presented between 2020 and 2021 at the La Moneda Cultural Center (CCLM), in Chile, which brought together sounds, textures, dance, images and stories to present the forgotten and invisible of heritage natural: from the scientific to the cultural, from the individual to the collective, from the concrete to the spiritual.
Educational Workbook for Pewen: The Earth Will Say
An educational work book that offers a guide for teachers and/or facilitators of mediation activities linked to the documentary "Pewen: The Earth Will Say" based on the methodology of Project-based Learning and film education. Through the proposed activities, teachers will be able to work on creative tools with their students to motivate audiovisual analysis, work on the value of empathy with non-human species, and form an environmental awareness around araucarias or pewen. This material has been prepared by Gaticine - Center for the social development of cinema at the invitation of Fundación Mar Adentro.
In this year that we celebrate our 10 years of existence, we invite you to explore the forests and communities we've traveled along this path, and discover creative projects in our most recent memory. Access here to learn more about the different ways in which we have continued working for the conservation of nature and experimenting from art and ecology (only available in Spanish).
Educational Notebook for Expanded Nature Exhibition
Created by the education team of the La Moneda Cultural Center in collaboration with Fundación Mar Adentro's education team, this notebook is an invitation for teachers to engage with the contents of the exhibition "Expanded nature: making the invisible visible", on view at Galería del Heritage, CCLM, in multiple ways. A pedagogical tool capable of stimulating critical reflections on natural heritage and the power of multidisciplinary projects through a series of activities and content. (Currently only available in Spanish)
Small publication created by Etienne de France in collaboration with Chilean anthropologist Diego Milos and Mapuche poet Lionel Lienlaf for his installation "Against the Drought of Signs" presented in October 2019 in the National Museum of Fine Arts of Santiago within the exhibition "The Third Landscape" for the 14 Media Art Biennial. A multi-translation of the welsh poem "Kat Godeu" (The Battle of Trees) preserved in the 14th-century manuscript known as the Book of Taliesin that tells the story of Gwydion, mythical figure and magician, who encourages a multitude of forest plants to fight as his army. The Spanish and Mapuzungun version coexist alongside the Welsh and English to unveil many levels of interpretation, be they political, historical, literary, ritualistic, or plant related knowledge.
Bird Communities Along a Post-disturbance Successional Gradient in Andean Forest of Bosque Pehuén Park, Araucanía region, southern Chile
In this research, published by the Neotropical Ornithological Society, the presence of birds was compared from 2015 to 2019 in Bosque Pehuén (privately protected area of conservation of Fundación Mar Adentro). Along with showing a greater presence of species in the adult forest, it accounts for how the fauna changes as the forest recovers.
Educational guide for documentary The Irrational Optimist
An educational guide prepared by the Escuela al Cine program of the National Film Archive of Chile with the collaboration of Fundación Mar Adentro, with the purpose of delivering a pedagogical tool that provides with ideas for teachers to connect the documentary The Irrational Optimist about Theo Jansen with relevant topics for their students. (Currently only available in Spanish)
Connecting different types of knowledge, the importance of encouraging multidisciplinary education, discovering new forms of creation and research in which art and science are nurtured and enhanced, are some of the experiences we have experienced during these two years.
Green / Blue: From Glaciers to Oceans. Stories of Biodiversity from the South of Chile
Texts, illustrations, and photographs come together in this book to talk about glaciers, mountains, forests, wetlands, and the coastline to comprehend the complex relationships that connect these ecosystems and the need to approach earth-water conservation holistically. A work carried out together with eight illustrators (the Chilean Tomás Olivos, Sebastián Ilabaca, Daniela William and Matías Prado, together with the Nordics Katrine Clante, Linda Bondestam, Bjorn Rune Lie and Siri, Ahmed Backström) and the personal stories of Alejandra Cariman, expert in intercultural education, ecologist Iván Díaz, mycologist Giuliana Furci, among others. Contact us at info@fundacionmaradentro if you'd like to acquire a copy
Confirmation of Arboreal Habits in Dromiciops gliroides: A Key Role in Chilean Temperate Rainforests
Dromiciops gliroides is a small marsupial endemic to the South American temperate rainforest and has been considered a scansorial marsupial most frequently found in the understory. Nonetheless, several authors have hypothesized that this species could be arboreal because of its ability to climb through the vegetation. However, all previous studies on D. gliroides have been conducted from the ground, with no documentation of this species’ ability to climb trees, or how high they may reach. This paper presents the first evidence of arboreal habits in D. gliroides and their functional importance for the biodiversity of forest canopies based on studies conducted by LabDosel of U.Austral Chile in Bosque Pehuen privately protected area of conservation. Published in Ecosphere.