Posts Tagged ‘participation’

A child of the city, now grown, decided to face her discomfort with the forest. Because this particular forest was a foreign one, where the trees spoke Estonian, Berlin-based artist Nadin Reschke asked local schoolchildren to help her communicate with them. In this video, the children teach her words for talking to trees: words soft as moss.

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On Sara’s block in Brooklyn, two of her neighbors have created a community-oriented art space called Open Source, mixing exhibitions, workshops for kids, potluck dinners and other participatory events. We very much like their idea of providing “a place for art in the midst of daily life.” So happily, they’ve invited us to present an Urban Plant Research exhibition this summer, August 15 – September 2. (more…)

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Here’s the newest issue of Balkon & Garten sitting in some sunbeams on my desk.


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