THE RURAL - Documents of Contemporary Art
(25 February 2020)

Kathrin and Wapke have been editing The Rural and suggest: "If you don’t like monocultures, whether in art or agriculture, you will like this book. The Rural questions and frustrates the current cultural hegemony of the urban ..."

Published in 2019 by Whitechapel Gallery and MIT Press. You can order the book here. Distributor is MIT and Thames&Hudson.


Koe en Landschap / Cow and Landscape
(17 December 2021)
For the Rural School of Economics - there were visits to cows in Brabant, Het Groene Hart and Schiermonnikoog.

With Van Abbe Museum some dairy farms, crops and "gele vla" were studied. Inez Dekker our co-researcher in NL milked a cow. And we loved to see The start of a learning by doing trajectory, in which we connect the (colonial) past, and an art and agriculture to new "good life" concepts for human and non-human.


Thursday Night Live!
(24 January 2022)
Myvillages celebrates the digital start of Rural School of Economics with the villages of Pushkino (Russia) and Zburazh (Belarus). An evening together with partners and friends, sharing the question of access to cultural means and cultural (re-)production.

Thursday Night Live!: 3 February 2022 19.30 – 21.00. Join on Zoom:

This Thursday Night Live! marks the opening of an exhibition in Het Nieuwe Instituut in Gallery3 By You: 3 Febr. - 27 March