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.


(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).


was sein wird
(18 March 2021)
The International Village Shop is travelling from Sprengel Museum Hannover to Kunsthaus Graz, to become part of the show was sein wird. Von der Zukunft zu den Zukünften

The International Village Shop will include new goods from Styria, produced within alternative economic models. We´ll also make some goods available in the museum shop.

10 April - 31 October 2021