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BOERENZIJ or THE RURAL SIDE
(01 January 2019)
TENT Rotterdam and Wapke Feenstra present The Rural Side or in Dutch = Boerenzij. This is the nickname of the Southbank of the harbour city of Rotterdam. A year of drawing and sharing knowledge, collecting objects and recalling memories, to find out how a rural mindset is present within urban space, results in an exhibition, film, animation, talks and more.

From 10 October 2019 till 12 January 2020 in TENT.
NOW the film from 2 March till 15 May 2020 in FEED projectspace in TXST in San Marco Texas.

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THE RURAL - Documents of Contemporary Art
(15 November 2019)
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 ..."

Launched in USA: 25 FEBR 2020 at University of Colorado, Boulder, 28 FEBR Denver Museum of CA and 3 March 2020 at TXTS in San Marco Texas. Published in 2019 by Whitechapel Gallery and MIT Press. You can order the book here. Distributor is MIT and Thames&Hudson.

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After show exhibition
(03 March 2020)
Kunstverein Springhornhof in Neuenkirchen (DE) hosts one of Myvillages´permanent International Village Shops. In December, more than 30 villagers performed The International Village Shop Live, connecting to the shop and its products and to notions of international trade and exchange more generally.
Now we´ll reflect on this staging and performing experience, with an exhibition opening April 25th.