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08 Mar 2006
The Artist's Garden After Modernism
US, New York
This show has been mentionned before on Free Soil, but the catalogue is a remarkable book in its own right. There is little published on contemporary artists gardens, or gardening in an art context. The book has new commissionned projects and documentation of recent gardens by Joseph Kosuth and hard to find material on for example Matta-Clarks floating gardens and Fischli Weiss' garden for Münster. Also you'll find essays and interviews with among others Alan Sonfist. The book continues a legacy from the Queens Museum of Art who previously published "Fragile Ecologies"

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A seminar and exhibition organized by Ulrike Solbrig, Åsa Sonjasdotter and Nis Rømer, in Sparwasser, Berlin, August 2007.

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For the Garage festival 09 Free Soil have conducted a site specific research project investigating the environment of the Baltic Sea.

We created an alternative archive of political and historical events that have occurred in the Baltic Sea region, especially Stralsund and linked these with the sea’s responses. The impact of Industrialisation, population growth and political changes has resulted in climatic and environmental changes recorded in the sea. Nature retaliates by creating new forms, one of the most significant being the spread and growth of toxic Blue Green Algae or “phytoplankton”

Images: wooden sewerage pipe from Stralsund. &
Portrait of William Lindley the designer of the first sewerage system in Stralsund, algae on paper.
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Link of the Week:  
Interview with Fritz Haeg by Nato Thompson

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