Made in Zvizzchi
(08 April 2013)
This year, Wapke will work with the Russian village of Zvizzchi. MADE IN ZVIZZCHI is building an image of the village in three seasons.
The project involves the compilation of a folder containing six picture postcards, geological animations about the landscape, the collection of boulders, the exchange of tips, and a field for trials of Dutch vegetables to mark the Netherlands-Russia Year (NLRF2013).
Mondriaan Fund and AMK made it possible and there will a monthly news-item on www.lovemysalad.com.
Eco Nomadic School FINAL SESSION
(12 May 2013)
The Eco Nomadic School partners are meeting for a two day programme in London to end the first round of seminars and visits. Join us for final event and a dinner on Sunday 12th May from 17.00 at the Farm:Shop in Dalston. Presentations include the Odaja Project in Brezoi (RU), aaa's R-urban project in Paris and ideas about the old meaning of husbandry.
The Sunday event is also the first session in a new series of talks and meetings called Haystacks.
Booklaunch with Wjelsryp in Fries Museum
(25 May 2013)
Saturday 25 th May 14.15 - 16.30 we celebrate with talks, poems, music and books from Wjelsryp that we made the book "A Photographic Portrait of the Landscape, New Dimensions in Landscape Philosophy". It is a micro study on Wapke's home village with a broader view on the relation to land and culture in Friesland, the Netherlands and Europe. An essay on cultural history is written by Pietsie Feenstra, eight new poems by Beart Oosterhaven and photo's (new and from archives) are all made by or in the village of Wjelsryp.
Permanent International Village Shop
(06 June 2013)
The Kunstmuseum Thurgau has commissioned a permament version of the International Village Shop for their collection, together with a new local product that has been developed with staff from Charterhouse. Both will be launched on Thursday 6 June 2013 from 17.00 in the astonishingly beautiful central orchard of the monastery. Please join us if you are in the area!
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