THE RURAL - Documents of Contemporary Art
(25 February 2020)

Kathrin and Wapke have been editing The Rural and suggest: "If you don’t like monocultures, whether in art or agriculture, you will like this book. The Rural questions and frustrates the current cultural hegemony of the urban ..."

Published in 2019 by Whitechapel Gallery and MIT Press. You can order the book here. Distributor is MIT and Thames&Hudson.


Ländliche Produktivkräfte
(09 October 2020)
The title of Antje´s solo exhibition at Sprengel-Museum Hannover translates as "rural productive forces". It features Myvillages´ International Village Shop , the pool of backdrops developed for a congress on culture and politics in the rural, and 12 films from the archive of I like being a farmer and I would like to stay one , now in its 20 th year.

The show will be on display till 21 February.


(04 January 2021)
It was succesful our crowd-funder, we can make a new book on THE RURAL SIDE.

Published in Spring 2021 with Jap Sam Books.

BOERENZIJ is a project on rural migration and a redrawing of the urban culture, by outline the relationships with land and rural culture. It continues Wapke's work in her local South Rotterdam neighbourhood, where together with more than 150 Rotterdammers, they started to dig up their rural histories, which came together in an exhibition at TENT Rotterdam (2019-2020).