In late summer 2022, AlternaA (Andra Pop-Jurj and Lena Geerts Danau), Hyeseon Jeong, and Seongmin Yuk visited Iceland. The creators of Monsters and Ghosts of the Far North and The Backpack of Wings: Modern Mythology met local artists and practitioners, visited the unique landscapes of the Arctic, and hosted two workshops at the Nordic House in Reykjavik.
ARCTIC LANDSCAPES, ALTERNATIVE CARTOGRAPHIES AND MIGRATORY BIRDS
SCREENINGS AND REFLECTIONS ON THREATENED TERRITORIES
In conversation with artist Eliana Otta, we spoke about her trip to the area of Pucallpa in Peru. There, she revisited the communities Unipacuyacu, Sinchi Rocha and Puerto Nuevo, screening the work in progress of Virtual Sanctuary of Fertilizing Mourning in order to integrate the communities’ feedback into the project.
FROM THE ORIGINS OF LIFE TO FUTURE PROTOTYPES
FUTURE PREDICTIONS AND PRESENT SYMBIOSIS
PLANTS AS LANGUAGE, HUMANS AS SEEDS
ON PROTOTYPING AN AMBIENT LIVING INTELLIGENCE
SENSORY BIRD ROUTES
ELECTRONIC GIZMOS THROUGH NETWORKS OF DESIRE, MINING AND WASTE
Forests of Indigenous life cycles and histories of displacement
Ecosystems of Algorithmic Fictions
Grasping landscape through relationships, sensory bodies and movement