Drought, soil depletion, food sovereignty, CO2 emission, animal welfare: the state of our current food system is in dire need of new narratives. Architects, activists and farmers collaboratively search for perspectives toward alternative agricultural futures using film as their method and medium.
This film screening and conversation will delve into the cultural, practical, and social effects of regenerative farming on the future of our food and our (built) environment.
14.00 Welcome by Saskia van Stein (director IABR).
14.10 Screening documentary GREAT PLA/NS by Janna Bystrykh.
15.00 Screening documentary Harvesting Optimism: Experiments of Sustainable Farming by Felix Madrazo, Onur Can Tepe, Gülfem Seçil Akdoğan.
15.30 Conversation about the cultural, practical and spatial aspects of regenerative agriculture with Janna Bystrykh (architect and researched based film), Onur Can Tepe (architect, writer and filmmaker), Felix Madrazo (architect and researcher), Clemens Driessen (social geographer), Paul Overby (regenerative farmer).
About GREAT PLA/NS
48 min, 2022
GREAT PLA/NS is an audiovisual take on the contemporary regenerative farming movement: 1000 miles, 6 states, from North Dakota to the Texas Panhandle. 57 farmers across the Plains discuss alternative agricultural futures, the growing efforts to change their landscape for the better, soil health, and building food sovereignty.
About Harvesting Optimism
29 min, 2022
Sustainable farming practices which point to alternative directions in food production inspires not just a new way of living, but also a new horizon for architecture.
time: 2.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m.
Location: Keilezaal, Keilestraat 9 K1
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