Wallace Heim is a writer and researcher on performance and nature. Her doctorate was in philosophy, analysing methods for changing perceptions of nature – such as conversation, ethics and emotions. She is co-editor of the Ashden Directory, a director of the environmental research communication group PublicSpace, a trustee for PLATFORM, and a research fellow at the Social Sculpture Research Unit, Oxford Brookes University. She co-curated the conference Between Nature and co-edited Nature Performed: Environment, Culture and Performance.