Art and Ecology Residency

Tropic 8°N

La Wayaka Current's first Project Tropic 8°N, Launched in April 2016. We have set up a base to engage in cultural and artistic projects in a remote ecological location. We are working in collaboration with the first politically autonomous indigenous group in Latin America along with other environmental and cultural organisations in the area.

The contents of the project is currently viewable As an online Archive and will be exhibited publicly in July 2018. 

 

Archive 2016 - Present.

2017 Tropic 8°N 3 (Apr-Jul)

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Project Co-ordinators: Sofie Iversen, Victor Fernandez. 

Participants:  pt 1. Mischa de stroumillo, kevina jo smith, jonathan higgins, quincy davis, frieda meaney, bridget nicholson, ane krogseth, Pauler Teller.

PT 2. Kevina Jo Smith, nicolas Nunez, Deborah Middleton, Domingo Adame, Cash Clay, Karine Blanche, Bahar Yurukoglu, Alex Sarkisian, Stephanie Smith.

Focus: Community, botanic medicine, environment, farming, conservation, marine life, nature, ecology, indigenous culture, indigenous issues, Farming, Textiles, Symbols, Mythologies, tourism, globalisation. Disciplines: Visual Arts, theatre, Performance, Writing, Photography, Sound, Music. Nationalities: Mexico, UK, France, Australia, USA, Ireland, Norway, Argentina, Turkey, Canada. Support: Arts Council England, British Council, OCA Norway, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Norway.

 

2016 Tropic 8°N 2 (Oct-Dec)

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Project Co-ordinators: Sofie Iversen, Victor Fernandez. 

Participants:  pt 1. Camilla Reyman, Anousha Payne, Ane Gry Friis Kristensen, Maria von Hauswoolf, Ryan Thomas, Stella Cristofolini, Linda Nowottny, Tara Holl.

PT 2. Camilla Reyman, Tucker Elkins, Kyle Schuman, Megan Bennett, Malgorzata Andrys, Vera Nowottny, Linda Nowottny.

Focus: Community, Plants, textures, Artefacts, cultural appropriation, mythologies, dreams, community, education, humour, personal development, ceremony, artisan, symbols, ancient designs.  Disciplines: Visual Arts, film, cinematography, sound, Performance, Writing, sculpture, installation, painting, photography. Nationalities: Germany, Poland, USA, Denmark, Canada, UK, Sweden. Support: Swedish Film Institute, Danish Arts Foundation.

 

2016 Tropic 8°N 1 (Apr-Jul)

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Project Co-ordinators / Documentation by: Sofie Iversen, Victor Fernandez. 

Participants:  pt 1. Greta Rybus, Jack Wake Walker, Thor Klein, Lena Vurma, Angelique Heidler, Marina Camano, Ourania Gavriel, Maca Yanez, Elisabeth Raymond, Luz Peuscovich, Cern / James Quinn, Trystan Bates, Santiago Carerra.

PT 2. Miranda Mcfarland, Rain Bauer, Marcus Ivarrson, Anna Toronnen, Anna Stewart, Outi Kallio, Alizee Quitman, Elly Murrel, Matt Martel, Melanie Long, Kara Cassidy, Jesse Feild, Jeya Jeni Yang, Cassandra Richards, Diane Roe, Nene Nubian, Cory Glasgow, Clare Trembath, Ella Henderson, Rosa Callul.

Focus: Community, ocean, geometric patterns, comics, globalisation, environment, pollution, culture, fashion, matriarchy. Disciplines: Visual Arts, Theatre, Performance, Writing, Photography, Sound, Music. Nationalities: Chile, Uk, Sweden, USA, Germany, Switzerland, France, Argentina, Cyprus, Finland, Belgium, Taiwan, Canada, Spain. Support: Ministry of education and Culture Cyprus, Swedish Authors Fund.