FERAL LABS

Feral labs Network: New Proximity, Non-Formal Learning at the Heart of Self-Reliant Communities
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Feral labs Network: New Proximity, Non-Formal Learning at the Heart of Self-Reliant Communities

On the occasion of the end of a cycle of the Feral Labs Network – a Creative Europe cooperation programme co-funded by the European Union (2019-2021) – and the release of the associated publication “Feral Labs Node Book #1: Rewilding Culture”, Stefanie Wuschitz from Mz* Baltazar’s Laboratory proposes an essay on non-formal learning and self-reliant…

NØ SCHOOL NEVERS, Covid edition: “meeting and exchanging in real space”
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NØ SCHOOL NEVERS, Covid edition: “meeting and exchanging in real space”

Initiated two years ago by artists Benjamin Gaulon and Dasha Ilina, Nø School is a conceptually alternative anti-school spanning two weeks of talks, workshops and practical activities in Nevers, France. Located in France’s Burgundy region, which has been suffering from depopulation over the past years, this international summer school is also a symbol of decentralization,…

Feral Labs: Resilient Micro-systems and Experimental Territories
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Feral Labs: Resilient Micro-systems and Experimental Territories

On the occasion of the end of a cycle of the Feral Labs Network – a Creative Europe cooperation programme co-funded by the European Union (2019-2021) – and the release of the associated publication “Feral Labs Node Book #1: Rewilding Culture”, Xavier Fourt of the Bureau d’études collective proposes a speculative essay on “Resilient micro-systems…

Feral labs: interview with Stefanie Wuschitz from Mz* Baltazar’s Laboratory (2/2)
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Feral labs: interview with Stefanie Wuschitz from Mz* Baltazar’s Laboratory (2/2)

Stefanie Wuschitz, media artist, researcher and founder of the feminist hackerspace Mz* Baltazar’s Laboratory in Vienna, participated in the Feral Labs Network artist-in-residency program this fall at Schmiede festival in Hallein, Austria. Part 2 of our interview. Stefanie Wuschitz works at the intersection of art, research and technology, with a particular focus on feminism, open source technology…

Making Magtronics in Swelovenia: Interview with MAG & Mika
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Making Magtronics in Swelovenia: Interview with MAG & Mika

Not to be outdone by the ongoing pandemic, which had already twice canceled their original 2020 artist co-residency in Slovenia, experimental musician MAG and e-textile designer Mika came together this winter to create their own intimate Feral Labs residency in the Swedish countryside. The two artists had been working together for several years—first in Gothenburg,…

Modelling for Mutual Aid: Maggie Kane on how DIY community organizations can survive during the pandemic
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Modelling for Mutual Aid: Maggie Kane on how DIY community organizations can survive during the pandemic

Community organizer, creative technologist and owner of Streetcat Media, Maggie Kane, is interviewed by curator and critic Régine Debatty about systems of mutual aid, her work with Free99Fridge, and the upcoming class Modelling for Mutual Aid, hosted by School of Machines Making and Make Believe. Modelling for Mutual Aid is an online class that teaches…

In search of symbiosis: the speculative design of Fara Peluso
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In search of symbiosis: the speculative design of Fara Peluso

Artist and designer Fara Peluso speaks about deterioration, decomposition, symbiosis and running out of time. A novel approach to speculative design thinking. The Berlin-based artist and designer Fara Peluso has became known for her explorative and speculative work with algae, adopting new approaches that connect biotechnology with research in sustainable resources. She collaborates with scientists in…

10 Rules for Making Money as an Artist
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10 Rules for Making Money as an Artist

As part of the Catch “Soft Circuits” summer camp in Elsinore, Denmark, 18-22 August, a roundtable discussion on economic conditions of artists with Helen Leigh, Deborah Hustic and Majken Overgaard was held. Overview. Helen Leigh describes her work as feminine and on-purpose. As an author, artist and maker, Helen is particularly interested in ‘worn’ electronics…