Participant of Our Living Soil Jasper Coppes is working on a new film reflecting on the ‘new nature’ that has emerged in the Netherlands with toxic soil. For Our Living …Read more
In the press
Participants of Our Living Soil In their project, Jasper Coppes (1983) and Esmee Geerken (1985) focus on the recent debate surrounding contaminated soils. We hear about PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl …Read more
Participant of Our Living Soil Jacqueline Heerema continues the research work on Land in Wording that she previously carried out at Zone2Source in the summer of 2020 as part of …Read more
Participant of Our Living Soil How can the landscape, seen through different eyes and mapped in a polyphonic and sensory way, provide new insights, generate stories and offer possibilities for …Read more
Participant of Our Living Soil Kate Foster is a Scottish artist who did a residency at the World Soil Museum in Wageningen in the run-up to Our Living Soil. In …Read more
Participant of Our Living Soil masharu collects soil and researches cultural traditions of eating soil worldwide. Geophagy is the practice of eating soil, which people have known for thousands of …Read more
Participant of Our Living Soil Debra Solomon is a permaculture expert advocating for systemic change to rethink relationships between humans, soil, other organisms, city and food, etc. She invented the …Read more
Participant of Our Living Soil De Onkruidenier is developing a ShaduwTuin (Shadow Garden) in the walled monastery garden of the Belgian pavilion in the Amstelpark for a two-year public programme …Read more
Unfortunately, as of this week, Ronald van der Meijs’ work Odoshi Cloud Sequence is no longer in the Amstelpark pond. The work was installed by Ronald in collaboration with Zone2Source …Read more
As part of the Shadow Floriade and in addition to the exhibitions Perfect Nature: Amstelpark Test Site, Our Living Soil and What the Trees of the Amstelpark Tell Us, Zone2Source presents temporary pavilions for the Shadow Floriade installed throughout the park: Camera Obscura, Contemplatorium, Universe and Building as Being.
During a full day program on May 27 Zone2Source will launch its plans for a multi-annual practice-led exploration: School of MultiSpecies Knowledges, developed by Zone2Source curator Alice Smits in collaboration …Read more
In the newspaper NRC of Saturday 13th February, 2021 Kester Freriks wrote about Floriade Whisperings, the four audioplays the artists Krijn Christiaansen & Cathelelijne Montens (KCCM) have developed for the …Read more
Due to its great success (and the lockdown), the installation Unloomed # 1 by The Warp will be extended until February 21, 2021. The installation attracts a lot of attention …Read more
Artist and writer Kaylie Kist reviewed the exhbition Mind Your Step. ‘There exists an on-going constant dialogue between the works: Mind Your Step has a kind of rhizomatic format that …Read more
27th July 2020 Online lecture from het Glazen Huis organised by Queer Currents The 2019 surge in eco-activism was spearheaded not just by Greta Thunberg but by queer communities. Melanie …Read more
On 20th of April Metropolis M published an article on a number of Open Calls more or less related to the Covid-19 situation. Also the letter to an animal in the Zoo of ZOOOF was featured
Alice Smits was one of the 34 international participants of the art-science Field Notes expedition of the BioArts Society. She then published a summary and reflections of her experience in …Read more
Amsterdam 15 november 2019 – The Parool’s issue today includes an article on Adi Hollander and her work The Body Imitates The Landscape.
26 October 2019 – Metropolis M web editor Zoë Dankert reviewed the exhibition Waiting Room by Gustafsson & Haapoja on the Metropolis M website.
9 september 2019 – “Soundtrack van beeldloze horror”, a review on our latest exhibition Waiting Room was published in the newspaper Parool (in Dutch).
6 September 2019 – We are proud to announce Špela Petrič (SI) won the Award of Distinction at this years Ars Electronica 2019, in Linz, Austria.
In this post, we compile a list of press that feature Machine Wilderness. In the past, Machine Wilderness appeared on: Artis Magazine, 2020 “Engineering the Future” as part of the …Read more
Alice participated in Field_Notes: Ecology of Senses, an art and science field laboratory organized by the Bioart Society at the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station in sub-Arctic Lapland in the north of …Read more
Starting in 2018, our curator Alice Smits takes part in the Institute for Public Art as a researcher. You can find Alice’s profile here on the website of the Institute.
5 january 2018 – For Metropolis M, Zone2Source curator Alice Smits reviewed Ecovention Europe exhibition at De Domijnen in Sittard, curated by Sue Spaid. The exhibition revolves around artists and arts …Read more
On 8 December, 2017, Metropolis published a review on the exhibition Radiant Matter with the title #Reflect: “Radiant Matter”: the Aesthetic of the Invisible.
Zone2Source’s artistic director, Alice Smits, contributed a chapter to the DIGIMAG journal, issue 77, Winter 2017-2018. The chapter titled “Land Art and Anthropocene” addresses the ecological crisis the planet is facing and proposes the focus on land art as an alternative way of projecting our world view.
20 October 2017 – At MicroClima in Venice, Alice Smits presented an overview of Machine Wilderness and other projects she hosts at Zone2Source in the Amstelpark in Amsterdam
20 juni 2017 – The project “Trust Me, I’m an Artist” by Waag Society, in collaboration with Zone2Source appears on Digicult news page, with a brief overview and programme
Zone2Source’s curator Alice Smits and Machine Wilderness’ Theun Karelse presented their collaboration “Engineering the Future” – part of the Victoria & Albert Digital Design Weekend 2016 – for some insights on the project and the philosophical drive behind the program.
Last Friday April 15th 2016 a nice article appeared in NRC by journalist Kester Freriks. You can read it here (in Dutch)
In de NRC van vrijdag 15 juni 2016 stond een mooi artikel van journalist Kester Freriks over het project Sporen van Marjolijn Boterenbrood. Lees het artikel hier.
February 2016 – Machine Wilderness was featured on the blog We Make Money Not Art with an interview with Theun Karelse, one of the artists participating in Machine Wilderness at Zone2Source.
1 December 2015 – Alice Smits published an article titled “Mother Ship Earth” in the Metropolis M, issue no. 1, 2015. In the article, she delves into “Anthropocene,” the appropriation of …Read more
13-14 November 2015, at FoAM, Cornwall, UK. The 2-day speculative design workshop with Ivan Henriques, Judith van der Elst, Theun Karelse and Alice Smits was open to artists, designers, engineers and …Read more
In de Volkskrant van 2 juli staat: grote steden houden veel meer hitte vast dan landelijke gebieden. In de stad wordt het veel warmer dan in groengebieden. Een bitumen dak …Read more
4 April, 2014 Regine from We Make Money Not Art blog had a conversation with Ivan Henrique about his bio-robotic project at Zone2Source. In his sharings, Ivan mentioned his interest in …Read more