Stories from the streets of Werkspoor, playful interventions, eatable plants, moss, some pics and videos and a manifesto on urban cannibalism come together in the first presentation of Unmaking The Netherlands’ Living Archive.
With contributions / interventions by:
Expodium, Denisa Kollarova & Anna van Lingen, Geert van Mil, Joris Lindhout, Floris Brekelmans, Wietske Maas & Matteo Pasquinelli, Mariska Gewald, Petra van de Laar (Containertuinen), Mirjam Müller and HKU Fine Art students [Adriaan Lutejin, Mariejem Tordjo, Roy Vastenburg, Dalida-Georgiou Achmet, Inga Kolbrun Soring].
THE LIVING ARCHIVE is a constellation of knowledge produced during the Unmaking The Netherlands program. It occupies a physical space [in the form of a series of exhibitions], as well as a digital one at the Unmaking The Netherlands’ webpage.
It includes material from our research at Werkspoorkwartier, reports and video documentation from our monthly public sessions, relevant essays, book abstracts, and newly produced work by the artists.
The Living Archive is not a still assemble of information. It is the outcome of Expodium’s translation processes; it’s co-created, co-edited and co-curated by Expodium and the artists involved. It is the manifestation of all the study cases, taking knowledge from local to global and vice versa.
Material from the Living Archive, combined with the outcomes of the Unmaking The Netherlands residency will be the main source for the final exhibition and publication of the program.
A brief review of the exhibition can be found on the LUCY IN DE LUCHT website.