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Good News From Nowhere

Date uploaded: December 4, 2013

Good News From Nowhere is a three week long exhibition and events programme, which runs until 20th December at The Architecture Foundation in London.

For this project, myvillages.org and Grizedale Arts will present an exhibition showcasing current projects and an accompanying events programme exploring new spatial concepts for the rural. Taking the form of a live project, Good News From Nowhere: Building in the Countryside will combine debate, workshops, food and trade in a dynamic public forum for the discussion of rural architectural strategies.

Grizedale's Honest Shop with handmade products from Coniston will be open throughout the show, next to Myvillages' International Village Shop with shop classics such as the Frogbutterspoon and the must-have Horsemilk Soap. Guest Shops include Leila's Shop and Laines' Organic Farm. Daily dishes are served from our London Larder, the Bibliobox is unpacked for you to browse more than 90 international rural arts projects and exhibitions in relation to the three main themes Farms, Shops and Halls will be on display.

The events programme starts on Tuesday 3rd December at 7pm with a panel and discussion on Farms, Land Use and Landscapes with Paul Roncken, Clare Cumberlidge, John Urry and Wapke Feenstra.

Other events include:
Good News From Nowhwere: Shops, Buildings, Constructions with Barbara Steiner, Doina Pertrescu, David Boyle and Kathrin Böhm on Wednesday 11th December at 7pm, and Good News From Nowhere: Halls, Buildings and Public Use with Adam Sutherland and Alistair Hudson, Kieran Long and the Winner of the Coniston Cricket Club Pavilion competition.

Saturday events include:
Farm-Dream-Up, an informal drop-in session to present and discuss farm developments on Saturday 7th December from 12-3pm, a report from the Palestinian Village of Birzeit with architects Yara Sharif and Nasser Goldzari on Saturday 7th December at 3pm and an afternoon-long session about Farming, Animals and Sausage Making with Cumbrian farmer John Edward Atkinson and artist filmmaker Maria Benjamin.

Good News From Nowhere
The Architecture Foundation
136-138 Tooley Street
London SE1 2TU

3rd-20th December 2013
Tue-Sat 12-6pm

+44 (0)20 70846767

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