Country SALTS: How to be organic? – A Spring Gathering
A series of knitted conversations and contributions circulating around the various meanings and imaginaries of the organic from lichens, bioremediation and permaculture to astrophysics, volcanic landscapes and the lives of houseplants.
8 Apr – 10 Apr 2022

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SHUTTLES LEAVING FROM SISSACH STATION to BENNWIL
Saturday, 9th at 9AM AND 9.30AM and again from 1.30pm (returns during Lunch and evening provided as well)
Sunday, 10th at 9.30AM AND 10AM and returns after 2.30/3pm

Country SALTS proudly presents
How to be organic? – A Spring Gathering
Convened by Yann Chateigné Tytelman, Gabriella Beckhurst Feijoo and Samuel Leuenberger

A series of knitted conversations and contributions circulating around the various meanings and imaginaries of the organic from lichens, bioremediation and permaculture to astrophysics, volcanic landscapes and the lives of houseplants.

Prologue: Fri April 8, from 7pm | Eclogues: Sat April 9, 10am – 6pm | Epilogue: Sun April 10, from 11am

Prologue: Fri, 8 April

From 6 PM:
• Drinks & cold foods from the region

Barn, 7 PM:
• Foreword by Samuel Leuenberger
• Welcome Goodbye with Dafna Maimon & Ethan Hayes-Chute (Camp Solong)

Library, 7.30 PM:
• Houseplant Bonding with Sergio Rojas Chaves
• Tea by Lydia Ourahmane
• aggregation: A Tasting Menu by ­Rachel Pimm

Eclogues: Sat, 9 April

Vegetable Garden, 7 AM:
• Gardening at dusk with ­Samuel Leuenberger & Fabian Rivera

Barn, 10 AM:
• Introduction by
Gabe Beckhurst Feijoo
• Lecture by Teresa Castro
• Screening by Elke Marhöfer
• Presentation by The Travelling Farm Museum of Forgotten Skills

Lunch, 12 noon

Amphitheatre, 2 PM:
• Goodbye Hour with Dafna Maimon & Ethan Hayes-Chute (Camp Solong)
• Reading organised by Kelly Tissot

Barn, 4 PM:
• Lecture by Grégory Castéra
• Screening by Tabita Rezaire followed by digital ­lecture by Lucia Pietroiusti
• Mónica Bello in conversation with Dorota Gawęda & Eglė Kulbokaitė; with the participation of Patricia Domínguez

Library:
• Dinner by Philippe Mall
(Limited space, RSVP)
Epilogue: Sun, 10 April

Garden, 10.30 AM:
• Reflections by Yann Chateigné Tytelman

Front of House, 11 AM:
• Walk to a farm with The Travelling Farm Museum of Forgotten Skills

Barn, 1 PM:
• Bits and Pieces by Sergio Rojas Chaves

Garden, 2 PM:
• Talk, Eat & Drink with Sandra Knecht

On display:
Conversation by Patrick Mudekereza & Farid Rakun (ruangrupa), Dunja Herzog,
Fernando ­García­-Dory (INLAND)

Upcoming:
Podcasts by and with Futurefarmers, Haroon Mirza, Dineo Seshee Bopape & Chus Martinez

This programme aims at generating a collective exchange and inter-individual interactions. As the events require human proximity and intimacy, the amount of participants is limited to 50. Therefore registration in advance is requested by April 4, 2022. Please indicate which day(s) you would like to attend by responding here: rsvp@salts.ch

The event will be held in English and takes place in any weather. You can reach us by foot, bicycle, car or by signing up for a shuttle from Sissach (pick-up in Diegten also possible), food and drinks are provided. Graphics provided by Sylvan Lanz.

Unterstützt von/Supported by Abteilung Kulturförderung