Soil Talks

Lectures, conversations and interventions about soil
Friday Sempteber 16, 14:00 – 18:00 start at Het Glazen Huis.

SOIL TALKS takes place in the context of Our Living Soil, with lectures by Alexandra Toland (Junior Professor for Arts and Research at Bauhaus- Universität Weimar, curator We Are Compost/ Composting the We (part of Our Living Soil at the CCA Glasgow) and author of Palette to Field), Anna Krzywoszynska (Associate Professor of Transdisciplinary Human-Environment Relations, University of Oulu, Finland investigates relationships between people and soil) and Philipp Gramlich (Peat Free). Further conversations with the artists of Our Living Soil: Debra Solomon, masharu, Kate Foster, Jasper Coppes, Esmee Geerken, Jacqueline Heerema en de Onkruidenier.

Language: English. Free admission after registration via Eventbrite



13.00 – 14.00   walk-in and possibility to visit the exhibition
14.10 – 14.10   Welcome and introduction Alice Smits (curator Zone2Source)
14.10 – 14.30   Radical Observation exercise on urban soil and pioneer plants by Debra Solomon
14.30 – 14.50   Alexandra Toland performance lecture on soil kinship weaves together soil science and fluxus to propose a theory of performative ped-ontology inspired by Povinelli’s geontology.
14.50 – 15.10   Anna Krzywoszynska Focusing on the question of soil sensing, what conditions and practices may be needed to address and overcome the alienation of humans and soils in modern agriculture.
15.10 – 15.30   dialogue between masharu and Alexandra Toland about Museum of Edible Soil
15.30 – 16.00   Soil tasting and break
16.00 – 16.20   Kate Foster in conversation with Philipp Gramlich from Peat Free about art, science, activism
16.20 – 16.50   talk between Jasper Coppes and Esmee Geerken about their installation Shadow Soil
16.50 – 17.20   dialogue between Jacqueline Heerema and Anna Krzywoszynska  with Swamp Walk to Land in Wording
17.20 – 18.00   conversation and drinks with the Onkruidenier in the Belgian monastery garden


Soil Talks is supported by the Lectorate Art and Public Space (LAPS)


Zone 2 Source – Our Living Soil met o.a. werk van Debra Sololom

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