Open Forest @ Shieldfield Art Works Space (PDC2022)

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Open Forest was part of the Art Exhibition Embracing Cosmologies organized around the Participatory Design Conference 2022 . The Shieldfield Art Works; a community artists’ run centre in New Castle, was a very welcoming place and we found all the other projects inspiring! During the exhibition we organized two experimental walks around the Ouseburn area… Continue reading Open Forest @ Shieldfield Art Works Space (PDC2022)

Open Forest @ Creatures Festival in Sevilla

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A tropical version of the Open Forest installation sprout at Real Fábrica de Artillería in Sevilla from Wednesday 29 June to Friday 1 July as part of the Creatures Festival. The whole exhibition took visitors on an immersive journey through a series of twenty-two experimental productions mobilizing forms of artistic knowledge and production aiming to support reflection… Continue reading Open Forest @ Creatures Festival in Sevilla

Open Forest @ GamiForest symposium

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April is a good time to share insights from feral forest walks & experimental drifts at the GamiFOREST symposium organised within the GamiFIN conference program (full program here 👀🌲). Our contribution Walking in the open forest: Playing with stories and data (Friday 29th April, 13:25 – 14:30 EEST) won the award for the best extended… Continue reading Open Forest @ GamiForest symposium

Walking with Sipoonkorpi

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Guided by geographer Marko Leppänen & biologist Adela Pajunen this fall we also walked through, in and with a patch of forest in the Sipoonkorpi National Park (Helsinki region, Finland). This was again a hybrid (on-site/online) walk where the authors of the Terveysmetsä (Health Forest) project – shared with us and participants joining us on… Continue reading Walking with Sipoonkorpi

Walking with Křivoklátsko, Chewie leads the way.

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In the Czech Republic, an ongoing series of walks initiated in July 2021 takes place in Central Bohemia, in the protected landscape area Křivoklátsko, which presents a unique ecosystem with a mosaic of species-rich habitats.   The Bohemian guide Chewie, a Collective’s member of canine origin, navigates the walks while following his extensive sensorial knowledge… Continue reading Walking with Křivoklátsko, Chewie leads the way.