This August, while Yurt Empire took a well-deserved rest, Tessa Zettel and Sumugan Sivanesan spent a week in residence at the Summer School for Applied Autonomy, Berlin, doing some hands-on research into what it takes to live off the grid … Continue reading
Read a nice summary here of the Practical Utopias summit held late September, 2013 on the faraway shores of Istria, written by participant Maja Kuzmanovic (Foam, Brussels). Described as “a site-specific reality game inspired by Buckminster Fuller’s World Game simulation”, Practical Utopias aimed to be … Continue reading
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
What a great alternative to capitalism. ‘A market, one of the most inclusive spaces, seems like a perfect context to hint people with different alternatives, evident in the market itself, the products and services, and the way these are traded.These … Continue reading
This is part of the Resilients project, by FoAM, Belgium Central Saint Martins, UK nadine, Belgium Performing Pictures, Sweden Projekt ATOL, Slovenia Time’s Up, Austria ‘Augmented Urban Gardens involves the study, development and use of urban or urban-fringe gardens. We … Continue reading
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
Earlwood Farm: an urban agriculture/sharehouse project on 1018 m2 of rented land.
“If every artist in America’s workforce banded together, their ranks would be double the size of the United States Army.”