Agrikultura Launch Day

1 July, 2017
11:00 – 18:00

Kulturföreningen Triennal is delighted to announce that Agrikultura, an exhibition of public artworks, installations, meals, performances, urban interventions, mobile kitchens, and events to take place outdoors in Hyllie, Malmo, opening on July 1, 2017 and running until August 27, 2017.

The project is realized and installed on 8 hectares of the future “English Park” in Hyllie, and includes artworks, performances, and projects by:Agata Bielska Annersten (SE), Antonina Melissa Simeti (US), Åsa Maria Bengtsson (SE), Bent Bøgedal Christoffersen (SE), Bjørn Wangen (SE),Egle Oddo (IT/FI), Erik Sanner (US), Farah Velten (US), Grit Ruhland (DE),Gunnel Pettersson (SE), Håkan Skytte (SE), Helena Marika Ekenger (SE),Jessica Segall (US), Johanna Kindvall (SE/US), Josh Miller (US), Juanli Carrión (ES/US), Kira Nam Greene(KR/US), Leonardo Aranda (MX), Luke Lowings (UK), Malin Lobell Brodersen (SE), Marek Walczak (UK/US), Mari Keski-Korsu (FI), Marianne Morild(UK), Mark Shepard US), Martinka Bobrikova (NO), Mary Mattingly (US), Monix Sjölin (SE), Oliver Kellhammer(CA/US), Oscar de Carmen (ES/NO), Rendel Ibing (DE/SE), Rory Solomon (US), Sam Van Aken(US), Shulea Cheang(FR), Sophia Warsh (US), Ursula Endlicher (AT/US), Wes Heiss (US).

Check out our map for exact locations of the artworks!

Many of the artists will be present at the opening, and several will be doing performances, tours, and workshops on our Opening Day.

We invite you to join us to explore works in the fields, and participate in workshops and performances. Bring bring a picnic, picnic utensils, glasses (and if you have it, also a picnic blanket or cloth) and join us in the park for a celebratory picnic at 17:00. We will provide a celebratory drink, prepared at Johanna Kindvall’s Field Kitchen.

The schedule of activities:

Opening Day hours: 11:00 – 18:00
Take a walk around the fields and listen to Rory Solomon’s Radio Tree Malmö in the woods; explore Oliver Kelhammer’s Neoeocene grove of ancient trees; pick lettuce leaves from Åsa Maria Bengtsson’s Edible Carpet; forage from Cluster, Malin Lobell and Mary Mattingly’s permaculture planting; hang out at Oscar de Carmen and Martinka Bobrikova’s Kitchen Dialogues installation; find Farah Velten creating cyanotypes of current festival blooms or possibly foraging edible plants for her Agriphoto-Culturagraph; visit Monix Sjölin as she builds her Spirit House.

11:00 – 12:00 OSSHL Healing Garden, Juanli Carrion
Join Juanli and members of the Holma community as they plant the healing garden

12:00 – 14:30 Calling for the Others, Mari Keski-Korsu and Grit Ruhland
Join the environmental-sound-project, Calling for the Others, to learn kulning – traditional cattle calling.
Please register here.

13:00 – 16:00 Input Field, Ursula Endlicher
Endlicher will give tours and provide bites sampling the functionality of the input fields

13:00 – 15:00 Collaborative Possibilities
Join instigator of Martian Weed and Pest Utility Research Erik Sanner for a workshop to explore how we might survive on Earth, on Mars, on the Moon, on a space station, or under the ocean. The most powerful ideas are only adopted through conversation, through sharing, through exploring reality together in creating something out of our limited understanding
Limit to 15 participants. Please register here.

13:00 – 15:00 Hive Perspective, Jessica Segall
Join Jessica Segall for a pin-hole camera workshop, for a bees-eye view of the world.

13:00 – 15:00 The Importance of Being … , Malin Lobell
Join Malin Lobell for a composting workshop, and explore the world from the perspective of worms.

15:00 – 15:30 Landscapes of Resistance, Egle Oddo
As part of her Ark of Seeds installation, Egle Oddo will offers to the public miniature edible sculptures filled with seeds and herbs. They have been designed in collaboration with chef de cuisine Lorenzo Eleuteri.

16:00 – 17:00 Meet Hedgerow Hyllie
Get to know Hedgrerow Hyllie. Learn how to interact with her, access the data that she generates and see how she impacts the local ecosystem.
Limit to 20 participants. Please register here.

16:00 – 17:00 Pigs and Man, Bent Bøgedal Christoffersen
Join Bent and his pig collaboratorys for a sound performance

Picnic in the fields
Join us for a communal picnic in the fields!! Please bring picnic supplies!

A key goal for Agrikultura is to imagine sustainable solutions to food in cities. We will explore permacultural solutions – systems of agricultural and social design principles centered on simulating or utilizing patterns and features observed in Swedish ecosystems. Artists will work with city gardeners, youth groups, and citizens to reimagine urban landscapes taking into account ecological design and engineering, integrated water resource management, and sustainable landscape design to develop regenerative and self-maintaining habitats.

We aim to create a unique experience, that will not only be beautiful but that will engage our audiences in meaningful ways to think about what practical roles we might play in imagining the future of our food systems, in expansive, sustainable, and delightful ways.

We hope you can join us!

Agrikultura Curators: Marek WalczakAmanda McDonald Crowley
and the Kulturföreningen Triennal team.

Agrikultura is being realized with generous support from Malmö stad and Kulturnämnden Region Skåne.