1st May – 29th June 2008

t o r h a u s p r o j e k t e part 2

ROOMING / LAND´s END

Exhibition and Conference at Burg Eisenhardt

A project by the network RAUMUMORDNUNG

Participating Art Organizations:

LandKunstLeben e.V. Steinhöfel
atelier havelblick / WerkFreunde Strodehne e.V.Strodehne
Institut zur Entwicklg. des ländlichen Kulturraums e.V. Baruth
Slubfurt e.V Frankf./ O., iwf-institut für weisse zone forschung
Urban Art / Kula e.V. Berlin/Polen
Kunstpflug e.V. Baitz
Guest: Snapshot Island

30th/31st May
conference: Land´s End oder Lands Anfang ?

The project ROOMING shows cultural activists in the roles of travel agents, wine farmers, hoteliers, producers of local specialities.

Six artist initiatives from Land Brandenburg joined in the network “Raumumordnung”. In a humoristic way show their working field in realizing pioneer cultural work in Land Brandenburg as some sort of publicity campaign or fair.
At the same time they are criticizing the expectations from culture politics that are pushing them into service agents with the purpose of activating the economy and tourism that is blocking free cultural development.

The exhibition is the visual frame for the two days conference “Land´s End oder Lands Anfang ?
At this public discussion participated  culture politicians, sociologists, art organizers and curators from Land Brandenburg and Berlin. They debated on the question how contemporary art and experimental pioneer projects could interfer and influence the social, cultural development in rural regions in East Germany.

The network RAUMUMORDNUNG was funded in 2007.

Information: www.raumumordnung.net

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Organizer: Kunstpflug e.V. in cooperation with the network Raumumordnung

Organization of the exhibition: Susken Rosenthal
Organization of the conference: Gabriele Konsor

Financial support:

Europäischer Sozialfonds Regionalbudget II für Potsdam-Mittelmark (Ausstellung)
MBJS Land Brandenburg (Konferenz)