Dylan is an independent researcher, practitioner and artist, and carries a trans-disciplinary PhD in Environmental Education at the Environmental Learning Research Centre, at Rhodes University in South Africa. His academic work to date has mainly revolved around sustainable rural development and social environmental learning. His artwork and creative practice is particularly focused on empathy, and primarily he works with imagination, listening and empathy as actual sculptural materials. He has illustrated and written several children’s books and other visual artists books that are awaiting publication, one has recently been published by X-Libris Publishers entitled: The Quagga and the Unicorn. Dylan is currently sailing around the world in search of Good holidays as crew on a private yacht. His personal website can be viewed here.