As a part of Action City our founder Cecilie Dawes were invited to talk about "Food as a meeting place" at the library in Grunerløkka with Andreas Capjon the cityfarmer of Oslo. Action City is an urban activist school and a toolkit which aims to transform ideas, struggles and dreams for the city into action. As a part of the Oslo Architecture Triennale, ́Degrowth ́ make out the thematic frame. Action City is conducted as an informal and open «school», consisting of a and temporary physical school building, a series of workshops and mini lectures. The curriculum is based on the challenges and opportunities in the city and has an aim to teach tools that increase the citizen participation in public space and city development.
On a warm Thursday evening in May, Prindseloftet coworking space was finally ready for a well-deserved housewarming out of the ordinary.
On Norway’s 200th National Day, May 17th, 2014, we hosted a dinner on behalf of Kinfolk. The theme of the evening was l'ésprit de la mer – the spirit of the sea– so we headed out to an island in the Oslo Fjord, while other sea inspired Kinfolk dinners were going on in many different corners of the world.
Photographer and farmer Finn Dale Iversen and Evelyn Romer Iversen are the two friendly faces behind the entire operation at the biodynamic farm at Bergsmyrene. We brought our guest to their farm along with Elizabeth Brockfield and Growlab for an inspirational evening on sustainable cooking and urban farming.