I recently conducted a two-day workshop in Helsinki, on two different islands in the Baltic sea, with 10 participants. The workshop was coordinated with the exhibition Dissolving Frontiers, one of many exhibitions, incubators, projects, and more that are part of Frontiers in Retreat, [...]
Brett Bloom will lead a two-day workshop De-Industrializing Subjectivity, Restoring Senses and Telling New Stories which will be realised in Suomenlinna, Helsinki on Wednesday–Thursday, 2–3 July, 2014. If you are interested in participating in the workshop, inquiries can be sent to info(at)hiap.fi by 25 June, 2014.
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Saturdays in Roskilde include a farmer’s market, shopping trips, and ice cream stops. This past Saturday was no different except it was also the ACTS 2014 performance festival, hosted by the Museum of Contemporary Art. Strange droning sounds, pop up performances, and repetitive motions happened around the city. For our contribution to the festival, Brett [...]
For the past month, Bonnie has been hard working on a complete overhaul of our Let’s Re-Make web site. It is now a more clear repository for the art works we make and the initiatives we are active in. Bonnie updated everything making a better interface for [...]
Bonnie and I are excited to have work in this exhibition. We will be presenting a couple of our Powerless Powerpoints. We will post photos at a later date. Brett will be leading a 2-day workshop. More details to follow.
Dissolving Frontiers, the fifth annual summer exhibition at HIAP takes a look at [...]
We’ve been building A. a new bed. We wanted it to be a bed of dreams! It had to be a place for her to tuck in and hide. I remember cubby holes and hiding places being the best when I was small. The bed area would double as her bedroom in the corner of [...]
This beautiful and simple children’s book by Iela Mari was given to our daughter for her birthday. It is now one of her favorites.
Originally printed in Germany under the title Ein seeigel und was daraus wird, it was translated into Danish and printed by Martin Berg, as der var engang et søpindsvin in [...]
Brett and I have been artists in residency at the Danish Art Workshops (Statens Værksteder for Kunst) for the past several weeks. We are preparing for an upcoming performance project as part of the 2014 Acts Performance Festival at the Roskilde Museum of Contemporary Art. For our project, we decided to [...]
Unleash children’s joy, fantasy, and creativity–then they are free, social, and curious children.” – Palle Nielsen
Living in Copenhagen now, there are a lot of options for children. Most neighborhoods have imaginative playgrounds with interactive play areas based on themes like a Bermuda Triangle shipwreck, [...]
Local artist, Arendse Krabbe gave a presentation about her research into plants, emotional connections with have them, and collective process, on April 9th at YNKB, the artist run space here in the neighborhood.
Arendse asked the audience to bring a special plant to her evening presentation. One with a [...]
Radio Aktiv Sonic Deep Map (2013)
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Watch our interview of SeedBroadcast, a mobile project that is part seed library and part seed-saving-story-collecting machine-recording the stories of seed saving, farming, and food sovereignty work being done around the US.
BOOK: Deep Routes
Bonnie co-edited this collection of essays that reflect on who gets to define a region and what the struggles are in relation to being in a place and demanding social justice across many issues and terrains.
Download a poster Bonnie made about biodiversity in a vacant lot in the Amager borough of Copenhagen, in collaboration with biologist, Inger Kærgaard, ornithologist, Jørn Lennart Larsen and botanist, Camilla Sønderberg Brok: A BRIEF TAXONOMY OF A LOT
We made and installed a network of bat houses in Urbana, Illinois, to support the local and regional bat population, but also to begin a conversation about re-making the built environment.
We write often about artists and art groups that work with putting ‘culture’ back in agriculture. Here is a new favorite: myvillages, a group of three women based in Germany, the Netherlands, and the UK. Read more...
Post Revolutionary Exercises
We really admire the dedicated hard work of Kultivator who seeks to fuse agriculture and art in their work. Click this sentence to get a PDF of their poster collection called "Post Revolutionary Exercises."