the green rush at transmediale berlin

OPEN, O SESAMI. OPEN, O GREEN. OPEN, O FIELDS.
A chance meeting in the name of Green Rush http://greenrush.net

Transmediale2013
Global café stage
11:00 – 13:00, january 31, 2013

This chance meeting on the occasion of composting the city/ composting the net launch at transmediale2013 brings together partners and projects of green rush. In 2009, Nomadisch Grün launched prinzessinnengärten at Moritzplatz in Berlin Kreuzberg, cultivated a wasteland into a vibrant, self-sustainable urban farming/gathering site. In 2012, a ‘Let it grow’ campaign calls for public support to stop the land from being sold by the Property Fund.
ALOTOF, A Laboratory On The Open Fields, is an okno (Brussels) initiative to develop framework and structures, seeking open labs/fields possibilities for the practices of media art and ecology. Yo-yo (Prague and Hranice u Mal_e) supports experiments at the intersection of art, ecology and media, across the rural and urban contexts.
RIXC (Riga Centre for New Media Culture) organizes TECHNO-ECOLOGIES (since 2011) , part of baltic-nordic initiative RENEWABLE NETWORK, takes into account the environment, social relations, and human subjectivity. Planning for Riga Culture Capital 2014, FIELDS further maps the expanded fields of artistic practices that merge politics, technology, ecology, gender, semiology.
Composting the city (2012) investigates urban farms and cycles of composting system. In search of biotechnological food production, Hu.M.C.C (2012) creates a brand new productline, Maya YogHurt.
Inviting catch up chats among the acquaintances and the strangers; the artists and the organizers; the builders and the schemers; the techno-minded and the dirty earthy hands, this meeting serves as a depot for information drop-off, pick-up, take-away and tag along, walking us into a rhizomic rooted forest-scape.

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