The writings below explore the philosophical foundations of the Bcollective. There are several formats available, from multimedia reports to downloadable PDF versions of articles. Enjoy!

A REQUEST: If you do read or download anything below, can you give me a jingle?I really like to know that these writings aren’t just floating around in cyberspace, and that people actually read them. Thanks!

MULTIMEDIA REPORTS:

BODY AS PLACE: EXPLORATIONS IN DURATIONAL PERFORMANCE
by Nala Walla, December 2009

PLAYGROUND: ECOSOMATICS AT WORK AND PLAY IN THE LANDSCAPE
by Nala Walla, version (1.0) April 2009

DOWNLOADABLE ARTICLES:

THE FARMER AND THE WITCH: RECLAIMING THE SEEDS OF INDIGENEITY
by Nala Walla, version May 2013
written for the Race, Class and Climate Change Anthology

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BODY AS PLACE: A SOMATIC GUIDE TO REINDIGENIZATION
by Nala Walla, version December 2008
written for the Ecovillage Design Curriculum
and the “Hope Beneath Our Feet” anthology

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IMPROV(E): AN ECOSOMATIC LEARNING GUIDE
by Nala Walla, version Mar 2009
Print out this handy little zine, and fold yourself. Download the PDF, then link to zine.com for instructions on how to fold. Viola! DIY!

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DIY 8 page pocket zine

REWILDING: A PATH TOWARDS EMBODIED ACTIVISM
by Nala Walla, version August 2008
written for the Living Now Project

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THE EMBODIED ACTIVIST: WHERE PERMACULTURE
MEETS THE ARTS

by Nala Walla, April 2008
written for Contact Quarterly Magazine

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THE BODYVERSE: SHIFTING CRITERIA EARTHWARDS
by Nala Walla, Jan 2008
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THE BODYBASED ACTIVIST: A PATH TOWARDS 
SUSTAINABILITY WITH BODY AS GUIDE 

by Nala Walla, June 2007
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THE YOGA OF GARDENING
by Nala Walla, May 2007
written for City Repair’s The Village Builder
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ZONE ZERO: WHERE PERMACULTURE MEETS THE ARTS
by Nala Walla, September 2006
from PERMACULTURE ACTIVIST MAGAZINE
“The Art of Permaculture” Issue, Winter 2006
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RECLAIMING THE BODY AS HOME: THE BODYBASED ARTS
AS CENTER OF THE ‘NEW VILLAGE’

by Nala Walla, August 2005
from City Repair’s 2006 Village Builder
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RECOMMENDED READING LIST:

There are so many inspirational writers, thinkers, philosophers, poets, dancers, actors and activists out there to whom I am deeply indebted for putting down their wisdom on paper. Here is a cross-section of books and articles which I recommend for use as a transdisciplinary activist syllabus. Long live self-education! –nalawalla

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