Friday Sessions are informal talks and presentations hosted by
public works on Friday evenings with invited guests and
The next Friday Session will take place at Coniston Sports and
Shepherds Bridge, Coniston, Cumbria.
As part of a fieldtrip to Grizedale Arts/Lawson Park which is
organised in conjunction with a new pan-european collective
research project, RHYZOM.
With short presentations by the different RHYZOM partners and
guests, to introduce themselves and showing work related to local
Sarah Hunt from atelier d'archicture
Wapke Feenstra and Antje Schiffers from myvillages.org, Rotterdam/Berlin
Kathrin Böhm from public works, London
Tatjana Schneider and Florian Kossak from Agency, Sheffield
Bryony Reid and Fiona Woods from PS2, Belfast
Craig Sands, Belfast
Celine Condorelli, support structure, London
Dorian Moore, London
With pies from Pott's Pies in Lancaster and drinks at the
Launch of the Village Produce Films
during a Two Day Village Shop
13th and 14th November 2008
as part of
Grizedale Arts' Toadball.tv at the
Royal Academy's Contemporary Season,
6 Burlington Gardens, London W1J 0BD.
Please join us for the special launch event on
Thursday 13th November 2008 from 19.00
with our films, village food and shop talk.
The Two Day Village Shop will be hosted by
Kathrin Böhm (myvillages
& public works),
Wapke Feenstra (myvillages)
Andreas Lang (public
Village produce from an extended network of producers will be on
Opening hours of our shop are:
Thursday 13th from 12.00 to 22.00 and
Friday 14th November from 12.00 - 18.00.
The Village Shop is a joint long term initiative by myvillages.org, public works ,
Grizedale Arts and somewhere. The Village Produce
Films show the producers and production of several items from
Lawson Park (UK), Wjelsryp (NL) and Höfen (Ger), and are a
co-production with Michael Smythe.
See more on www.agrifashionista.tv.
This event is supported by the Mondriaan Foundation and villages
The next Friday Session will take place as part of
Torange Khonsari's (public works)
Country project for Wysing Arts Centre in
The project concludes research and walks that were undertaken in
the last year
in and around the village of Bourn and Wysing Arts Centre, and
proposes new questions and structures towards public and communal
spaces in a rural environment.
Torange has negotiated the temporary extension of a public path
into privately owned land, and the Friday Session will be part of a
series of events to take place on a specifically designed platform
structure on site.
The speakers would be
Torange Khonsari - talking about the definition/condition of a
rural public space and its immediate community
Wapke Feenstra - conducting a soil drilling on site and opening a
discussion around who owns which layer of the land.
Thurs 13 - Sat 15 March
Thurs 10am - 2pm, led by Polly Brannan, William Bevan
Friday 10am - 2pm, led by Polly Brannan, William Bevan, Torange
Saturday 10am - 2pm, led by Sarah Butler
Thurs 13 - Sat 15 March
Personal map-making workshops
Thurs 2 - 4pm, led by Polly Brannan, Torange Khonsari
Friday 2 - 4pm led by Polly Brannan, Torange Khonsari
Saturday 12 - 2pm led by Sarah Butler
Saturday 2 - 4pm
Discussion on the role of rural space and culture
Torange Khonsari, architect in public works
Wapke Feenstra, artist in myvillages.org