Sam Firman

Stories

7th September 2020

The artists using adventure to respond to the climate crisis

The Wilderness Art Collective was set up to support and unite artists, scientists, organisations and individuals in discussing the plight of the world's wildernesses and wildlife. Its artists are responding thought-provokingly and adventurously to the climate crisis.

12th July 2020

The women's climbing film causing a stir: an interview with the Never Not Collective

Pretty Strong, produced by the Never Not Collective, follows eight of the world’s strongest female climbers as they explore new climbing areas, send hard projects and push the boundaries of the sport and themselves. Although a landmark film for women’s climbing, critiques of Pretty Strong resulted in an important and constructive discussion about the intersection of feminism, climbing and storytelling.

12th July 2020

What advice would you offer an aspiring storyteller?

This month we reached out to storytellers pushing adventure storytelling in interesting directions through different mediums - some from the Adventure Uncovered community, and some whose work we’ve so far admired from afar - with a series of prompts.

Authors

Sam Firman

Sam Firman

A freelance writer exploring the links between adventure, travel and social progress with a background in social innovation. Recently moved from London to Vancouver for access to the mountains.