Back to the Land Reader
I’m proud of the latest Reader we made for the annual summer school I do in Sweden, together with Konstfack, whose its theme is Back To The Land 2.0. The first three entries are Annie Proulx on Barkskins, Simone Weil on The Need for Roots, and Pamela Mang on Storying of Place.
Social Food Atlas
The Social Food Atlas, which we launched in April together with Casa Netural and #Matera2019 in Italy, has grown to 128 listings – from Austria to Ukraine. New projects include Community Kitchen Hub on Dartmoor, England; City Farm Augarten in Vienna, Austria; Pop-up-kitchen at Dottenfelderhof in Frankfurt, Germany; Eat Local movement in Romania; Urban Space 500 in Ukraine; The Cyprus Food and Nutrition Virtual Museum in Cyprus; the SAHA! Women’s Food Truck in Malta. mammamiaaa.it/en/atlas-archive/
Pathways to Sustainability, Barcelona
Museu del Disseny de Barcelona is staging an exhibition and events programme on the legacy of Victor Papanek. My talk on 10 December will explore how design for sustainability has evolved since Papanek’s pioneering work.
John Thackara: Urban-rural reconnector. Bioregional designer. Writer/Speaker. Meetup host.
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