Publications

Dissemination represents the product of each project, reflecting the research and development each partner has done by pulling it into a format to share the knowledge they have gained through working as part of the network.


Trans-Local-Act Book, 2010

 

This book brings together a series of reflections and practices around issues of local and trans-local cultural production within different contexts in Europe, prompted through the agency of a collaborative and networked project : Rhyzom.

All these cultures developped within local contexts are intrinsically related to political, economic, social and material aspects and to specific temporalities, spatialities, individual and collective histories and experiences. Like the whole Rhyzom project, the book is an attempt to create transversal links and connections within and across different local framings and to seize instances of the dynamic and complicated nature of notions of 'local' an 'culture' through multiple forms of practice, which address the critical condition of culture in contemporary society. In relations with 'local', 'trans-local', 'place' and 'culture', issues of conflict and contest, ecologies, politics and care practices, common and commonality, institutions and agencies are adressed.

The book is written by architects, artists, activists, curators, cultural workers, educators, sociologists, geographers and residents living in different rural and urban areas in Europe and is addressed to anyone concerned with the relation between culture, subjectivity, space and politics today.

The list of projects and topics presented in the book is open : the Rhyzom website provides the framework for futher displays and possible collaborations.

 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE BOOK:

You can send the order form available at the bottom of the page ( 20 euros + postage costs)                    A free PDF of the book is also available for downloading at the bottom of the page

TransLocal-Act book launch Berlin, 2011

 

During the Festival ÜBER LEBENSKUNST at Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin.

"Am Festival ÜBER LEBENSKUNST gibt es am 19. August 2011 vegane Torten aus dem Ökodorf Sieben Linden aus der Vorratskammer.
Im März 2010 hat public works zusammen mit Mathias Heyden einen Fieldtrip nach Siebenlinden als Teil von RHYZOM organisiert.
Zu den Torten wird das Buch TRANS LOCAL ACT vorgestellt, das Ergebnis des 18-monatigen RHYZOM Projekts."

Eco Nomadic School 01 - Final Event, May 2013

The end of Eco Nomadic School Phase 01 (2011-13) was marked by a public Haystack on Sunday 12 May from 5-7 pm at Farm:Shop in London.

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