Org-urb.dk (site in Danish)
Was an art project in a park in Copenhagen consisting of
a gathering place and a website made with the aim of discussing alternative
forms of sociality and organization of the park in the face of it's renewal.
The gathering place was made with a minimum use of resources departing
in an ecological mindset.
The show has
ended but the website will remain to show the research. A free catalogue
on all projects in the show is available.
reserach on St Petersburg Urban Gardening Club is done thanks to a previous
research done by the Danish artist Camilla Berner in St Petersburg
by Nis Rømer 2002 nisroemer AT gmail.com
and Obseene Parks
The project was opened with a talk on two parks with a social organization
radically different from most parks of today. By departing in the weird
and obseene they point towards a strategy for an open and non-exclusive
park was Lilliputia, a city within an amusement park built in half size
and inhabited by 300 dwarfs.(read
other was a socialist never realized collective, based on the free expression
of desires all described in an excessive plan by the French author Charles
In a second talk selforganized community gardens were discussed as a way
of creating community spaces and getting an everyday influence on the
local environment .
Community Gardens. In New York a big and well-organized
culture has emerged cultivating gardens of any imaginable kind; Queer
gardens, gardens for the elderly, and kids, botanical gardens, and even
parks of considerable size all maintained and planned by citizens. They
have an open structure in common, and anyone who whish to do so can walk
in from the street and participate. (see
and read more)
Petersburg Urban Gardening Club Has made a therapygarden
in relation to an institute for artificial limbs, they have made a garden
in a prison and other gardens having in common that they are based in
an ecological and socially responsible way of thinking. (see
and read more)
Youth house garden is one of the few working
community gardens in Denmark.
(see and read more)