Forest as a Journal


Guest Editors
Jurga Daubaraitė, Jonas Žukauskas

Kotryna Lingienė

This first issue of * as a Journal, focuses on Forest. Forest as a constructed space unavoidably reliant on human actions, no longer nature, but infrastructure; an environment of natural systems governed, exploited, and regulated by human interventions, technologies, industries, institutions and agencies. How can cultural practices enhance the optics through which society senses a forest?

Table of contents:

Neringa Forest
Jochen Lempert

Thinking Things Through a Forest
A conversation with Nene Tsuboi and Tuomas Toivonen by Jonas Žakaitis

A Forest’s Drive for Motion: Acoustic Ecologies and the Sonicity of Labour
Sofia Lemos

The Right not to be Offsetted
Interview with Cooking Sections (Daniel Fernández Pascual and Alon Schwabe) by Jurga Daubaraitė and Jonas Žukauskas

On Forest and Time
Gabrielė Grigorjeva

Infra-Baltic Landscapes
Jonathan Lovekin and David Grandorge

Cormorants in Ancient Woods
A conversation between Rugilė Barzdžiukaitė and Mindaugas Survila

On how the Tree Became a Pellet: Capital Forests of the Baltics
Signe Pelne

On Forest Walking and Ecologies of Care
Agata Marzecova

Songs From the Compost: Notes on Symbiotic Relationality and Eglė Budvytytė’s Lichenous Poetics
Amelia Groom

The Grammar of Lichens
Aistė Ambrazevičiūtė

A Forest is Like a City – With its own Streets, Squares and Different Land Uses
Interview with Laura Garbštienė and Onutė Grigaitė by Jurga Daubaraitė and Jonas Žukauskas

The Timber Couturier
Kotryna Lingienė and Rasa Juškevičiūtė

For Potato Peel
Monika Janulevičiūtė

Neringa Forest Architecture
Egija Inzule, Jurga Daubaraitė and Jonas Žukauskas

Forest Paintings by Algirdas Šeškus
Virginija Janulevičiūtė


Issue No.1, Spring/Summer 2021
English Language Editor: Gemma Lloyd
Issue Design: Gailė Pranckūnaitė