Owner-Occupy is the newest work from Yurt Empire Allumni, Heidi Axelsen and Hugo Moline. “Hugo and Heidi envision a world where real estate as we know it is abandoned and land ownership is wiped clean, in a new state of terra … Continue reading

Open House #1

Join us on the 15th May for the first in a series of public events this winter! SYDNEY, WE HAVE A PROBLEM. Congratulations Sydney, you are now one of the most unaffordable places to live in the world. How did … Continue reading

It’s totally Pozible!

Our Pozible campaign has officially launched! We are crowdsourcing support for this next stage of the Empire to help buy materials to build the Yurts. We are running this campaign until the 23rd April. You can rush to our campaign … Continue reading

User Generated Architecture | Emergencity

In association with the exhibition User Generated Architecture, Christof Mayer and Andreas Krauth, from raumlabor berlin, will be running an intensive 2 day Generator Workshop in Sydney. And some of us from Yurt Empire will be participating! The Generator Workshops are international, experimental … Continue reading

To Ponyland!!!

First yurt build on its way! Clare and Matt (and Les!) left yesterday with the donated canvas strapped to the roof racks of their car, on their way to Ponyland, home of fellow yurt empire collaborators Phoebe and Dave in … Continue reading

Cartography Dept. Despatch #1

New from Yurt Empire’s Cartography Dept., as published in the forthcoming atlas-catalogue for Baadlands: An Atlas of Experimental Cartography “Yurt Empire treats cartography as another space of occupation, as a device for looking, for positioning and for remaking. The map depicted in this atlas … Continue reading

Berlin Farm Lab

Next month Yurt Empire Ambassadors Tessa & Sumu will be spending a week in Berlin as residents of this excellent new project by Berlin Farmlab artist Valentina Karga. The ‘Summer School for Applied Autonomy’ is: “a research initiative interested in capturing … Continue reading

Transform Your Turf

A team of Yurt Empiricists participated in a workshop at Vivid Ideas – Transform your Turf: A Story-Led Game to Co-Design Public Housing, 8th June, 2013, Museum of Contemporary Art . This workshop proposed as its starting point the ‘wicked … Continue reading

LAB #3

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This July we spent two days upstairs at the Tote building in Green Square consolidating where we are at in terms of the site, our yurt designs and preparing for our upcoming exhibition and ongoing site brokering. Being located in … Continue reading