Artists and Projects

project

Marjetica Potrč & Design for the Living World (HFBK)

year

2012

about the project

rofessor Marjetica Potrč and students: Bernhard Niklaas Karger, Johanna Padge, Till Richter, William Schwartz, Mai Shirato, Julia Suwalski and Nuriye Tohermes had a joint residency in the late summer of 2012.

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about the residency

During Fittja Open 2012 the group collaborated with OPENrestaurant, Kultivator and the Royal Inst. of Art and created the Common Roof Kitchen in Fittja, a temporary meeting place where residents and artists shared drinks, meals, recipes, stories and dreams about Fittja and its future.

The group constructed a roof, tables and benches, that made a place for Open Cafe located in front of Residence Botkyrka’s kitchen window; where a collection of local bread and recipes culminating into Tbe Bread Library, and opened a platform to discuss and envision a self-sustainable future, mediated through The World According to Fittja map.

Read more about the project on the blog: designforthelivingworld.com/2013/04/04/fittja-the-common-roof-kitchen

documentation

collaboration and support

The Common Roof Kitchen was collaboration between the University of Fine Arts/HFBK (Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg) in Hamburg, Germany, the Royal Inst. of Art in Stockholm, Kultivator and OPENrestaurant.

Mångkulturellt centrum, Verdandi and Botkyrkabyggen.

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