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    leaves a trail of these hourly statements which stitched together side by side form a continuous patchwork tapestry of human life Each hour is presented as a picture postcard window composed of 100 different frames each of which holds the image of a single moment in time Clicking on a single frame allows us to peer a bit deeper into the story that lies behind the image Stijn 0 comments Virtual Soil Add a Comment Your Name Email Website Top Features One Day Library Tea Readings too by Corinne Matesich Browsing the contents of a new acquaintance s bookshelves is a common impulse I do it all the time sizing pe Corinne 0 comments Projects nolvadex nowHere nowHere a space where a spot becomes a place 15 march 25 may 2008 nowHere is a cabinet which invokes a dialogue on re appropriation of the private and public domain Through personal tags and geographies books movies music websites drawings mappings photocopies art works it reads as a certain historical relation between human space and technology bolwerK considers the constructed in between space of architect C Kieckens within the art space Z33 not as a sub art space with a curatorial reading

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    inhaler php bcfaq bcfaq http www inhalersfaq org buy essays Contributors Free Soil Authors All List amy franceschini corinne matesich nis rømer stijn schiffeleers joni taylor marthe van dessel http www ourdrops org www allcreams org 14 Feb 2006 Strange Weather Anywhere A new web resource about climate change for artists writers and activists Its mission is to provide access to information images and data by organizing links in a variety of categories and by archiving links and posts to artworks projects exhibitions and publications pertinent to this topic Joni T 0 comments Virtual Soil Add a Comment Your Name Email Website Top Features Heavy Metal The landscape of East Germany is scarred from the change in ideologies following the end of the Cold War In the aftermath of the ligni Joni T 0 comments Projects nolvadex Public Air Quality indicator The project intersects with recent public debate in Copenhagen about air pollution in the city In collaboration with Senior Scientist Jørgen Brandt from The National Environmental Research Institute in Denmark a first prototype is developed for making an indicator that can be placed in the city and display local levels of pollution as well as pollution forecasts on individual

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    model of research practice that is public and creative in which multiple voices express and render themselves in a variety of forms AmyF 0 comments Education Organizations Urban City Virtual Soil 04 Jul 2007 Kitchen Budapest Budapest Kitchen Budapest opening in June 2007 is a new media lab for young researchers who are interested in the convergence of mobile communication online communities and urban space and are passionate about creating experimental projects in cross disciplinary teams AmyF 0 comments Education Organizations Urban City Virtual Soil 28 Jun 2007 Varient Magazine Anywhere A free online journal aiming to promote maintain improve and advance the education of the public particularly by the encouragement of the Arts including but not limited to the arts of drama dance music singing literature and visual arts AmyF 0 comments Free Magazines Virtual Soil 04 Jun 2007 Ephemera Theory Politics in Organization Anywhere Ephemera is an electronic forum for developing and extending discussions of critical perspectives on organization It is transdisciplinary and encourages contributions from a broad spectrum of academics researchers activists practitioners employees and other members of organizations AmyF 0 comments Art Activism Magazines Social Practice Virtual Soil 22 May 2007 Radical Education Slovenia RAD EDU is a multiuser weblog system designed to facilitate the communication collaboration and exchange between participants A good collections of texts articles and interviews In conjunction Exhibition workshops discussions in Moderna galerija Ljubljana 2008 Concept developed by Bojana Pi kur Marjetica Potr Adviser Marta Gregor i AmyF 0 comments Education Virtual Soil 08 May 2007 EUROPOLY The European Union Identity Trading Game Europoly is a research project starting from a game questioning public and private identity of migrants coming to European countries analyzing chance and demands coming from European Union laws The project aim is to enlighten the reflection among the human condition in the European Union due to the enlargement of borders and many contradictions existing within rules and matters of fact It is in the intention of the project to make invisible people among us more visible Raising questions among the opportunities offered by entering the EU and the struggle to match certain requirements imposed by laws the project doesn t intend to provide any answer or judgment rather to remind everyone of us that behind systems of laws there are people living their everyday life Stijn 0 comments Art Activism Exhibitions Virtual Soil 26 Apr 2007 the encyclopaedia of informal education Anywhere infed is an open independent and not for profit site put together by a small group of educators with the aim to provide a space for people to explore A Z theory and practice of informal education and lifelong learning They encourage educators to develop ways of working and being that foster association conversation and relationship AmyF 0 comments Education Social Practice Virtual Soil 15 Apr 2007 BibliOdyssey Anywhere A great collection of Books Illustrations Science History Visual Materia Obscura and Eclectic Bookart This is some serious eye candy Perfect for the starting of the week Stijn 0 comments Blogs Virtual Soil 13 Apr 2007 Skyfarming US New York Dr Dickson Despommier a professor of environmental sciences and microbiology at Columbia University has developed the idea of vertical farm skyscrapers In his theory he speculates about 30 story towers producing fruit vegetables and grains while also generating clean energy and purifying wastewater Roughly 150 such buildings Despommier estimates could feed the entire city of New York for a year from New York Magazine Stijn 0 comments Architecture Magazines Sustainability Urban City Virtual Soil 12 Apr 2007 The Encyclopedia of the Earth Anywhere A new electronic reference about the Earth its natural environments and their interaction with society The Encyclopedia is a free fully searchable collection of articles written by scholars professionals educators and experts who collaborate and review each other s work The articles are written in non technical language and will be useful to students educators scholars professionals as well as to the general public AmyF 0 comments Free Sustainability Virtual Soil 10 Apr 2007 BugMeNot Bypass Compulsory Registration Anywhere somehow this URL gives a Error 403 message today 04 11 07 but I will leave the info up anyway BugMeNot com was created as a mechanism to quickly bypass the login of web sites that require compulsory registration and or the collection of personal demographic information such as the New York Times YouTube etc Stijn 0 comments Free Virtual Soil 08 Apr 2007 The Next Documenta Should Be Curtaed by an Artist Anywhere An older project but due to be archived During a conversation between artist Carsten Höller and Jens Hoffman in Stockholm in 2002 right after the opening of Documenta 11 an idea emerged that was based on a discussion around concepts of some of the previous Documenta exhibitions Towards the end of the meeting one of Höller s remarks was I think that it would be challenging development if an artist would be invited to curate Documenta Based on Höller s idea and formed by the thoughts expressed during the discussion in Sweden grew The Next Documenta Should Be Curated By an Artist AmyF 0 comments Artists Virtual Soil 04 Apr 2007 ART SINCE 1960 ACCORDING TO THE INTERNET US New York Hanne Mugaas and Cory Arcangel are concerned with the Internet and its possibilities for archiving and distributing information Art history uploaded to the Internet is certainly an alternative one Based on user generated content the Internet has become a unique channel of distribution where the responsibility of interpretation lies in the hands of the receiver and his her ability to sort out and analyze the given information For this event Mugaas and Arcangel will sort and collect images video and audio from the Internet in order to discern where art and art history on the web is situated right now AmyF 0 comments DIY Homebrew Free Virtual Soil 01 Apr 2007 Spring Alpha Anywhere spring alpha is a networked game system set in an industrialised council estate whose inhabitants are attempting to create their own autonomous society in contrast to that of the regime in which they live The game serves as a sketch pad for testing out alternative forms of social practice at both the narrative level in terms of the game story and at a code level as players are able to re write the code that runs the simulated world The basic aim of the game is to change the rules by which the society in that world runs This is done through hacking and altering the code that simulates that world creating new types of behaviour and social interaction How effective this becomes depends on the players ability to spread these new ideas into the society AmyF 0 comments Art Activism Social Practice Sustainability Virtual Soil 07 Mar 2007 Superuse Anywhere As the greening business flourishes and people start replacing their non green products with green products what will happen to the flurry of pre green consumer waste Superuse has some ingenious examples of giving disposed products a second or other life AmyF 0 comments DIY Homebrew Sustainability Virtual Soil 07 Mar 2007 Earth First Action Reports Direct Action for People and Planet Anywhere The general principles behind Earth First are non hierarchical organisation and the use of direct action to confront stop and eventually reverse the forces that are responsible for the destruction of the Earth and its inhabitants EF is not a cohesive group or campaign but a convenient banner for people who share similar philosophies to work under AmyF 0 comments Sustainability Virtual Soil 03 Mar 2007 New Climates Anywhere New Climates is an online exhibition of new and existing artworks responding to the relationship between art global climate change and networked culture New Climates takes the form of a continuously updated and extensive video weblog 14 artists have been selected to create short web videos responding to the pervasive discourse and images of the climate change crisis AmyF 0 comments Art Activism Exhibitions Sustainability Virtual Soil 02 Mar 2007 Virtual Learning 10 Open Education Resources Global The phrase open education resources encompasses several different types of resources including learning content tools and implementation resources and iCommons has developed a short list that contains the major Open Education Resources on the internet Incubated by Creative Commons iCommons is an organisation with a broad vision to develop a united global commons front by collaborating with open education access to knowledge free software open access publishing and free culture communities around the world Stijn 0 comments Education Free Organizations Virtual Soil 01 Mar 2007 Polar Produce UK Polar Produce is a multidisciplinary group who create interactive media and live art experiences Based in Bristol UK the group s work explores the interface between virtual and real environments with particular emphasis on real time site specific and locative experiences AmyF 0 comments Artists Social Practice Urban City Virtual Soil 26 Feb 2007 Black Google Would Save 750 Megawatt Hours a Year From Treehugger Anywhere A cathode ray tube CRT monitor uses about 74 watts to display an all white web page but only uses 59 watts to display an all black page Worldwide about 25 percent of the monitors currently in use are CRT which means that they waste energy displaying white backgrounds Read the stats Joni T 0 comments Sustainability Virtual Soil 10 Feb 2007 Death and Taxes 2007 A Visual Guide to Where Your Federal Tax Dollars Go U S Death and Taxes is a representational graph of US federal discretionary budget The poster shows the amount of money that is spent by Congress and aims to generate questions about why US taxes are being used that way Stijn 0 comments Education Virtual Soil 05 Jan 2007 Templace Anywhere Templace com is an internet based system that applies the unique potential of web based databases to cities The platform is designed as infrastructure that can support and enable the temporary use of vacant space A series of forums Pools allows all parties interested or involved in temporary use to share relevant information resources AmyF 0 comments Architecture Urban City Virtual Soil 03 Jan 2007 Czech Dream Czech Republik Just got back from ATA Artists Television Access where i saw this amazing film followed by a Q A round with one of the directors Czech Dream is a documentary about the effects of rampant consumerism on a post communist society by setting up a consumer hoax The filmmakers set out to explore the psychological and manipulative powers of consumerism by creating an ad campaign for something that didn t exist For two weeks the streets of Prague were saturated with advertising for the fake hypermarket The ads proclaimed Don t Go Don t Rush Don t Spend drawing over 4 000 people to turn up on the opening day When they arrived at a green field where instead of a hypermarket they found just the dream hypermarket s façade Stijn 0 comments Artists Virtual Soil 28 Dec 2006 Couchsurfing A network of couches and houses open to travelers Anywhere When you surf a couch you are a guest at someone s house They will provide you with some sort of accommodation a penthouse apartment or maybe a back yard to pitch your tent in Stays can be as short as a cup of coffee one night or a few months When you offer your couch you have complete control of who visits A vouching system signifies an elevated level of trust in the community I wonder when they will add a roster of longest surfers AmyF 0 comments Free Virtual Soil 07 Dec 2006 10x10 100 Words and Pictures that Define the Time Global Every hour 10x10 collects the 100 words and pictures that matter most on a global scale and presents them as a single image taken to encapsulate that moment in time Over the course of days months and years 10x10 leaves a trail of these hourly statements which stitched together side by side form a continuous patchwork tapestry of human life Each hour is presented as a picture postcard window composed of 100 different frames each of which holds the image of a single moment in time Clicking on a single frame allows us to peer a bit deeper into the story that lies behind the image Stijn 0 comments Virtual Soil 03 Dec 2006 The right time to migrate Where would you go Anywhere As the world around us seems more and more disoriented I tend to daydream more than ever before about relocating Not sure of where I would go my brain keeps swirling around these three resources The Dictionary of Imaginary Places is a great book which still expands thanks to contributing readers Its extensive descriptions let you envision those places with yourself in it However for those who need more visual stimulants Pruned featured both Strange Maps and Drawings on Geology Keep on dreaming Stijn 0 comments Blogs Virtual Soil 28 Nov 2006 Mars Greenhouse Galaxy Gardening Mars The Mars Greenhouse project is part of the Advanced Life Support system for the mission to Mars The Mars Dome Project MDP is designed to grow plants in an enclosed structure under reduced pressure It reminds me of Ken Goldberg s early work Telegarden AmyF 0 comments Sustainability Virtual Soil 13 Nov 2006 Underskog Oslo Norway Underskog Underwood is a blogging community about sub cultural events The idea is simple people post events the posts can be read on the front page sorted by the hour By combining events and place in this case mainly Oslo with social software community members can see which events others would attend In this way you find the experimental puppet theater or art show that you would otherwise not have found Underskog has several thousand participants you cannot join the community but you can harvest information Brilliant idea Nis 0 comments Blogs Organizations Virtual Soil 07 Nov 2006 The Virtual Activist 2 0 Anywhere NetAction s self guided training course shows you how to strategically use technology to enhance grassroots organizing and outreach efforts related to political campaigns and public policy issues Stijn 0 comments Education Free Virtual Soil 31 Oct 2006 Radical Software Now and Then Information wants to be Free Stewart Brand San Francisco This exhibition will combine artworks experimental film and video documentary material and artifacts that trace the countercultural discourse that made Brand s assertion possible from its early manifestations in the postwar bohemian underground to its adoption as a basic principle by a new generation of artists hackers and activists Please visit the ever amazing resource Radical Software online AmyF 0 comments Art Activism Exhibitions Magazines Virtual Soil 22 Oct 2006 Re Orient Migrating architectures Hungary The project explores the local aspects of China s global significance and increasing influence It seeks to forecast possibilities which are now detectable only in connection with retail but which will in all likelihood determine the built environment which transforms under the pressure of ever cheaper products Stijn 0 comments Architecture Artists Virtual Soil 22 Oct 2006 Danube Panorama Project What if you would pull Danube to a straight line Europe Various Cities The Danube Panorama Project is an experimental approach to photographic mapping and cartography It s goal is to produce a full panorama of the Danube s river sides by digitally slit scanning its coastlines resulting in a unique cross section of contemporary Europe via Nextlab Stijn 0 comments Artists Virtual Soil 27 Sep 2006 MITOPENCOURSEWARE Urban Studies and Planning Anywhere A free and open educational resource OER for educators students and self learners around the world Visit the main MITOPENCOURSEWARE for more AmyF 0 comments Education Free Virtual Soil 09 Aug 2006 Country X Global A virtual country without borders that presents an alternative A place where value can be described by those who need it rather than those who need to sell it we do not profess to have all the answers but we do possess a passion to organise ourselves differently to the current systems of privilege and handicap assumed at birth Stijn 0 comments Blogs Virtual Soil 31 Jul 2006 Quiz time Informal ways to elevate our awareness Anywhere The book A Field Guide to Sprawl by Dolores Hayden Jim Wark Photographer is a mix between a series of kooky words and pictures of even crazier things done to the American landscape From theconnection org you can download the Quiz With The Big Here Kevin Kelly suggests a way to keep track of where we are and what surrounds us In 2000 the Union of Concerned Scientist came up with The Great Green Web Game that lets you test your climate air water and habitat knowledge Last but not least Twenty Questions Social Justice Quiz from the Sustainable Knowledge Network Stijn 0 comments Education Organizations Virtual Soil 13 Jun 2006 Irrepressible Info An Amnesty International Campaign Against Censorship Anywhere Chat rooms monitored Blogs deleted Websites blocked Search engines restricted People imprisoned for simply posting and sharing information Undermine censorship by publishing irrepressible fragments of censored material on your own site The more people take part the more we can defeat unwarranted censorship and create an unstoppable network of protest AmyF 0 comments Art Activism Virtual Soil 13 Jun 2006 Interrogating the invisible The InterRepublic Of Hybridia Maybe you remember the moment when The District of Leistavia was created for ISEA 2004 While this virtual community has been exhibited at several locations worldwide a new project called Interrogating the invisible has been created and selected for ISEA 2006 in San Jose The Leistavian Federal Bureau of Information aims to gather statistics on how it is that people connect to their cultural identity by use of an online survey form The Bureau is looking for people who identify with either one or two cultures and is interested to know whether there are any differences between those two groups The survey will be used as a context for gathering data

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    of soil and pure culture sawdust spawn This mound was left uncovered Within a few weeks oyster mushrooms thrived on this specific pile and one month later plant life reappeared A milieu of life forms mushrooms insects larvae birds seeds manifested a small ecosystem prospering on the previously toxic soil in stark contrast to the three other piles This experiment is evidence that with mycoremediation brownfields can return to greenfields Mycelium possesses the ability to decompose organic structures by using enzymes to dissolve cellulose and lignin within When the right fungal species are introduced in a contaminated environment similar chemical bonds that are present in pollutants are broken down by these enzymes as well Together with the habitats existent organisms mycelium can decompose a wide variety of durable toxic chemicals The fact that we can use mycoremediation to destroy the characteristic properties of long chained toxins and break them down into less complex ones gives us the possibility to use the technique in many different ways In 2002 artist Diane Whitmore was asked to be part of Chlorophilia a one evening event at the Exploratorium in San Francisco This green happening curated by Phil Ross exhibited the work of plant breeders garden societies and research scientists aligning the work of both artist and expert in a tradition that is as old as human culture Diane had been interested in collecting edible mushrooms for a few years when her friend suggested she see a Stamets lecture She was immediately inspired by him and started experimenting with motor oil She felt that the word on mycoremediation had to get out into other worlds The Chlorophilia show seemed like an excellent environment for Diane s OYSTER MUSHROOM BAR a format that allowed her to engage with her audience and present a recipe to reverse disasters In one evening she reached 250 people Diane s Bar project took the form of five stools surrounding a bar where visitors were presented with place settings of a different sort They received dinner plates of snow white mycelium and were encouraged to place drops of motor oil onto the cultures and examine the result with forceps scalpels and magnifiers About one hundred plates of agar culture were served Each plate was served upon information laden placemats that visitors could take home People also received servings of mushrooms which had been feeding off of motor oil drained straw and dissected them In the meantime standing behind her bar Diane had the opportunity to answer questions and inform her audience about the possibilities of mycoremediation In an email interview with Diane she revealed the roots of her interest in recycling and renewal As for my personal history I think it really hit me at the age of 25 That would have been 1988 I had a job as a deckhand sailing across the Atlantic on a wooden ship One day I was asked to take out the trash This meant dumping overboard I didn t understand some of the

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    at Barangaroo and the exhibition X Joni T 0 comments Art Activism Exhibitions Sustainability 14 Oct 2010 In The Balance Art For a Changing World 21 August 31 October 2010 Sydney Australia The exhibition features works by Australian and international contemporary artists that respond to ecological concerns It reflects the diversity of environmental debates and concerns within and beyond Australia today and features works that address a spectrum of issues including sustainability and recycling Artists include Amy Franceschini Futurefarmers and Joni Taylor Joni T 0 comments Art Activism Exhibitions 14 Oct 2010 Urban Reinventors Anywhere The Urban Reinventors Online Urban Journal is conceived as a collection of writings commentaries reportages photographic galleries films and videos on urban topics Each thematic issue is meant to lead the reader into a fascinating journey around the bright and dark sides of our contemporary urban condition Joni T 0 comments Articles Urban City Virtual Soil 13 Sep 2010 Future Park The Nederlands Utrecht Future Park is a two part project involving a series of events that explore the instrumentality of urban parks in relation to social policy and the shifting economic political and cultural structure to imagine a post capitalist city The first is a project titled Teach Me to Disappear by Paul Elliman and Nicole Macdonald At Casco projects Nis 0 comments Exhibitions Sustainability Urban City 13 Sep 2010 Park Life Sweeden Sundbyberg With the inaugural exhibition Parkliv the Marabou park wish to activate the park context into which it s new gallery is submerged its special landscape history future and its role as private and public space Artists include Kerstin Bergendal Dominique Gonzalez Foerster and Martin Boyce Nis 0 comments Exhibitions Public Projects 05 Sep 2010 Looking for Changes Art Trail across Hamburg Germany Aussicht auf Veränderungen Looking for Changes is an art trail across Hamburg that follows Line 3 of the suburban railway connecting the north of the city to the south It invites both residents and visitors to Hamburg to embark on extended journeys into unknown suburbs and foreign neighbourhoods 9 September 3 October 2010 Joni T 0 comments Events Urban City 01 Sep 2010 Herbologies Foraging Networks Latvia Kurzeme The Herbologies Foraging Networks programme of events focused in Helsinki Finland and Kurzeme region of Latvia explores the cultural traditions and knowledge of herbs edible and medicinal plants within the contemporary context of online networks open information sharing biological and hydroponic technologies Nis 0 comments Food Sustainability Virtual Soil 01 Sep 2010 Windowfarms US New York A Windowfarm is a hydroponic system Hydroponics is a technique of growing plants in water containing dissolved nutrients without the use of soil Its a DIY farming system for urban dweller s windows Nis 0 comments Food Open Source Sustainability 19 Aug 2010 Food print city US New York A research and interview article by Nicola Twilley whom with Sarah Rich co founded the Foodprint Project as an exploration of the ways food and cities give shape to one another Test cases are New

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    reportages photographic galleries films and videos on urban topics Each thematic issue is meant to lead the reader into a fascinating journey around the bright and dark sides of our contemporary urban condition 0 comments Articles Urban City Virtual Soil 05 Sep 2010 Looking for Changes Art Trail across Hamburg Germany Aussicht auf Veränderungen Looking for Changes is an art trail across Hamburg that follows Line 3 of the suburban railway connecting the north of the city to the south It invites both residents and visitors to Hamburg to embark on extended journeys into unknown suburbs and foreign neighbourhoods 9 September 3 October 2010 0 comments Events Urban City 25 Jul 2010 Hothouse Symposium July 27 28 Sydney Australia HotHouse brings together artists designers curators and creative thinkers in a quest to develop models for sustainable environmental change This collective experiment calls upon art and design to offer practical means of transforming spaces environments and even cities in ways that are enduring and energising and that most importantly engage all sectors of the community 0 comments Architecture Events Sustainability Symposium Conference 19 May 2010 Call For Future Berlin The Über Lebenskunst project is turning the city of Berlin into a showcase for initiatives that bring together culture and sustainability and examine brand new models for action Whether neighborhood gardens urban beekeepers carrot mobs Wiki woods sewing cafés or climate pirates on the Berlin s Spree River the Call for Future is directed at everyone who wants to come up with ideas both in and for Berlin 0 comments Art Activism Calls Events Social Practice 16 Apr 2010 Wheelie Bin Sound System video Australia A great little video about the growing popularity of the solar powered Wheelie Bin council garbage bins Sound System and their uses on the street 0 comments DIY Homebrew Urban City 30 Mar 2010 Comon Lands Allmannaretten At various sites in Bjørvika Oslo Norway The development of waterfronts is a current trend in post industrial cities where industrial harbor areas are being transformed into new urban spaces that emphasize mercantile residential and recreational requirements Common Lands Allmannaretten is a one year ongoing investigation into the context of the waterfront development of Bjørvika the former harbor area of Oslo With projects by Bik Van der Pol Dellbrügge de Moll Geir Tore Holm and Søssa Jørgensen 0 comments Architecture Art Activism Urban City 10 Feb 2010 Urban Transformations ClubHouse at the Performance Space Sydney Australia A series of informal roundtable discussions focusing on our shared natural and urban landscapes DIY Urbanism will focus on creative solutions for our cities by initiating collaborations between architects designers artists and thinkers Feb 18th Wildlife in the City will examine the collision between humans and nature in the modern environment March 4th The findings may be speculative or reactionary based on scientific fact or part of the combined imagination 0 comments Architecture Events Public Projects Urban City 01 Feb 2010 The Heaththrow Contest England Airplot is the piece of land in the middle

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    dissolved nutrients without the use of soil Its a DIY farming system for urban dweller s windows 0 comments Food Open Source Sustainability 19 Aug 2010 Food print city US New York A research and interview article by Nicola Twilley whom with Sarah Rich co founded the Foodprint Project as an exploration of the ways food and cities give shape to one another Test cases are New York and Toronto An interesting read including topics such as Culinary Cartography Edible Archaeology 0 comments Architecture Food Sustainability 11 Dec 2009 The Cop 15 song By Das Beckwerk Copenhagen Denmark Song for COP 15 by artist and author www dasbeckwerk com 0 comments Art Activism Symposium Conference 21 Oct 2009 Migrating gardens Copenhagen Denmark Migrating Gardens is a collaborative project by Oda Projesi and Nis Rømer reflecting on the relation of micro scale farming and migration It is an investigation of why people move from one environment to another and how they manifest themselves in the city with their practices professions from where they come from It takes place in the whole of October with events cycling tours and a free news paper that you can download here 0 comments Exhibitions Free Public Projects Social Practice Sustainability 14 Apr 2009 Deep Green Copenhagen Denmark In connection to the coming UN summit on climate change in Copenhagen in December 2009 COP 15 a series of shows are taking place Deep green tackles both current issues and draws lines back to an earlier history of environmental art With Anja Franke Nils Norman Sergio Vega Aleksandra Mir The Yes Men Camilla Berner Tue Greenfort Learning Site Åsa Sonjasdotter Andrea Polli and Free Soil 0 comments Art Activism Sustainability 10 Mar 2009 The Laboratory of Insurrectionary Imagination Open Call crash course London UK C R A

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    Xtension at Barangaroo and the exhibition X Joni T 0 comments Art Activism Exhibitions Sustainability 14 Oct 2010 In The Balance Art For a Changing World 21 August 31 October 2010 Sydney Australia The exhibition features works by Australian and international contemporary artists that respond to ecological concerns It reflects the diversity of environmental debates and concerns within and beyond Australia today and features works that address a spectrum of issues including sustainability and recycling Artists include Amy Franceschini Futurefarmers and Joni Taylor Joni T 0 comments Art Activism Exhibitions 14 Oct 2010 Urban Reinventors Anywhere The Urban Reinventors Online Urban Journal is conceived as a collection of writings commentaries reportages photographic galleries films and videos on urban topics Each thematic issue is meant to lead the reader into a fascinating journey around the bright and dark sides of our contemporary urban condition Joni T 0 comments Articles Urban City Virtual Soil 13 Sep 2010 Future Park The Nederlands Utrecht Future Park is a two part project involving a series of events that explore the instrumentality of urban parks in relation to social policy and the shifting economic political and cultural structure to imagine a post capitalist city The first is a project titled Teach Me to Disappear by Paul Elliman and Nicole Macdonald At Casco projects Nis 0 comments Exhibitions Sustainability Urban City 13 Sep 2010 Park Life Sweeden Sundbyberg With the inaugural exhibition Parkliv the Marabou park wish to activate the park context into which it s new gallery is submerged its special landscape history future and its role as private and public space Artists include Kerstin Bergendal Dominique Gonzalez Foerster and Martin Boyce Nis 0 comments Exhibitions Public Projects 05 Sep 2010 Looking for Changes Art Trail across Hamburg Germany Aussicht auf Veränderungen Looking for Changes is an art trail across Hamburg that follows Line 3 of the suburban railway connecting the north of the city to the south It invites both residents and visitors to Hamburg to embark on extended journeys into unknown suburbs and foreign neighbourhoods 9 September 3 October 2010 Joni T 0 comments Events Urban City 01 Sep 2010 Herbologies Foraging Networks Latvia Kurzeme The Herbologies Foraging Networks programme of events focused in Helsinki Finland and Kurzeme region of Latvia explores the cultural traditions and knowledge of herbs edible and medicinal plants within the contemporary context of online networks open information sharing biological and hydroponic technologies Nis 0 comments Food Sustainability Virtual Soil 01 Sep 2010 Windowfarms US New York A Windowfarm is a hydroponic system Hydroponics is a technique of growing plants in water containing dissolved nutrients without the use of soil Its a DIY farming system for urban dweller s windows Nis 0 comments Food Open Source Sustainability 19 Aug 2010 Food print city US New York A research and interview article by Nicola Twilley whom with Sarah Rich co founded the Foodprint Project as an exploration of the ways food and cities give shape to one another Test cases are

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