June 2–5 & 9–12: Celtic and Eastern cultural exchanges in this global era, offering a point of focus and a shared responsibility. Art that reminds us how we are all connected.
In this time of slowness, natural farmers in Japan’s countryside remind us that everyone has the ability to listen to nature. But can city dwellers really learn?
For Aya, the work of making prints, spending time touching and observing objects and places, is also a way of touching and transferring these memories, and the sense of wonder they embody.
City as Nature visits the countryside of Kaohsiung to talk with a young farmer about his choice to leave the city and start a natural chicken farm with his family in Taiwan.
A three part interview film series by City as Nature, exploring the philosophy of natural farming, and how to apply it to life.
Stories and images from Kitakagaya, an old Osaka neighborhood with little money, yet a wealth of strange, beautiful, and useful ways of approaching life, work, and cities.
Nothing much of interest to GDP or the stock market ever happens in Urugi Village. Yet there is an unexpectedly resilient human ecosystem here. What answers could places like Urugi offer for an environmentally-sane future?
Albara Al-Ohali & Abdulrahman Ba-Adheem engage in discussion, music, and storytelling about what it means to live life ‘effectively’ for each of us as individuals, and as a global community.
Taking place within a global academic conference on urban nature, FRIEK plays the role of disrupter. However, the ethos of our disruption is not to attack, blame, or separate, but instead to open new channels of awareness, collaboration, and connection.