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LINKS TO RECENT NEWSLETTERS:
FEBR 2017: Intersections, Art Rotterdam: http://ymlp.com/zPtgN7
DEC 2016: Public Expedition Solleveld & Zandmotor#10: http://ymlp.com/zcKkfI
SEPT 2016: Public Expedition Zandmotor#9: http://ymlp.com/zxLgwZ
AUGUST 2016: News! http://ymlp.com/zwQMFb
JULY 2016 Expeditie#8: Landschapsextracten Waterland: http://ymlp.com/znG3bW
JUNE 2016 Public Expedition Zandmotor#7: http://ymlp.com/zwDxce
‪MAY‬ 2016 Festival Designkwartier: http://ymlp.com/zw0Fbp
APRIL 2016 News & Review: http://ymlp.com/zV8MLA


Dutch artists collective Satellietgroep (The Hague, 2006) explores the sea, coastal transitions, climate change and the role of mankind in these processes in The Netherlands and abroad.

The team of artists collective Satellietgroep performs artistic field research into the impact of mankind on climate change, sea level rise & the hybrid relations between mankind and socalled (often man made) nature in The Netherlands and abroad, collaborates with international colleagues initiatives and works with artists in residents, artists, designers and students during their artistic process to do fieldwork and develop new works and insights. Sometimes residents also become part of the collective!
The current team of Satellietgroep is Jacqueline Heerema, Francois Lombarts and Lotte Bosman.
Check out our residency opportunities in The Hague at www.gueststudio.com


Listen to the sound scape 'Waterpionier' by Satellietgroep and Sciant Lentement, recorded at Zandmotor (2016). First released at Audio The Hague (2016): http://iiinitiative.org/editions/audio-dh/ Now published in Station to Station - All that Art online magazine by jajajaneeneenee.com (2017) http://www.transartists.org/sites/default/files/station2station/2/


2017: NEW YEAR, NEW PROSPECTS!
EXPLORE, COLLECT, SHARE & LEARN THE CULTURE OF NATURE.

We warmly welcome you to join us at Intersections, Art Rotterdam 2017 and we proudly introduce new Zandmotor artistic research by artist-in-residence Cocky Eek during February, followed by parallel artist-in-residence Lotte Geeven and Maurice Meewisse as part of the Mondriaan Fonds Binnenland Gastatelier Program during March-May. The team of Satellietgroep is preparing the project for Oerol 2017 together with Onkruidenier.
With special thanks to tthe support of the municipality of The Hague, Mondriaan Fonds, Stroom and Oerol.


NEWS:
OEROL JUNE 9-18, 2017
'HABITAT EX SITU'
SATELLETGROEP & ONKRUIDENIER

The team of Satellietgroep (Francois Lombarts, Lotte Bosman & Jacqueline Heerema) together with De Onkruidenier (Jonmar van Vlijmen & Ronald Boer)  is exploring during field research our collaborative and inclusive project for Oerol 2017 - Expedition Program on Waddenisland Terschelling. The working title is 'Habitat ex situ'. More information soon, but mark your callendar: Oerol takes place June 9-18  2017!



 

9-21 MEI 2017
FESTIVAL DESIGNKWARTIER DEN HAAG

Gedeelde passie voor grondstoffen, scherven, constructies en reconstructies van tijd en plaats. Volgend op het succes van vorig jaar werkt kunstenaarscollectief Satellietgroep (Den Haag, 2006) ook tijdens Festival Designkwartier 2017 in/met de Tempel (Archeologie, Natuur en Milieu Educatie Den Haag).
Er bestaat een wijdverspreide fascinatie om in het landschap sporen te onderzoeken, verzamelen en archiveren. Waar die passie vandaan komt is een van de vragen waar we bij stil staan tijdens Festival Designkwartier. Binnenkort meer over het programma met workshops door kunstenaars, vormgevers, studenten en medewerkers van de Tempel op www.satellietgroep.nl
www.festivaldesignkwartier.nl Met dank aan de gemeente Den Haag.


MARCH - MAY 2017
LOTTE GEEVEN & MAURICE MEEWISSE
ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE WITH SATELLIETGROEP
BINNENLAND GASTATELIER MONDRIAAN FONDS

Lotte and Maurice will work parallel for 3 months (March, April, May 2017) on the Zandmotor with Satellietgroep at DCR Gueststudios, selected after the open call through the Mondriaan Fonds: https://www.mondriaanfonds.nl/aanvraag/de-zandmotor-i-s-m-satellietgroep-en-dcr-gueststudios-den-haag-voor-kunstenaars-en-bemiddelaars/


 

FEBRUARY - SEPTEMBER 2017:
COCKY EEK 'LANDING SITES'
ZANDMOTOR ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE & OEROL

IN COLLABORATION WITH SCHWEIGMAN&, MATTHIJS MUNNIK & GEARTSJE VAN DER ZEE

The project will start with preliminary research at Zandmotor in February 2017, develop during Oerol June 2017 to be presented at Zandmotor in September 2017.
During the first part of the artist-in-residency there are a two public presentation moments at the Zandmotor: Friday February 17 at 13:00h and Friday March 3 at 13:00h.
We meet at Argusmast at Zandmotor.
You are very welcome to join, please contact us in advance at satellietgroep@gmail.com
 
The Zandmotor is a man-made landscape that will dissolve in about 15 years into sea, beach and dunes. Right now, how can we sense its wide-open space and the movement it contains in all its intensity? The body is always located in relation to the space that contains it. Space is something that is experienced in motion that first makes it appearance through movement. During this research period body and space are the materials that are set into relation to each other. At the Zandmotor we will explore and develop wearable interfaces to create new sensory relationships in which our inner landscape will converge with the landscape that surrounds us. The interfaces will stage us in a contemporary drama in which we are part of and separate from our environment.

The process of Landing Sites can be followed at the blog https://landingsites.wordpress.com/
Landing Sites is a project by Cocky Eek in collaboration with Matthijs Munnik, assisted by Geartsje van der Zee. The outcomes of the artist-in-residence at the Zandmotor will be presented at the Oerol Festival 2017 and at the Zandmotor itself in September. Landing Sites is a coproduction of Schweigman& and Satellietgroep. Stroom Den Haag generously supports Landing Sites.



FEBRUARY 9-12, 2017
'PROSPECTORS: THREE LAYERS OF LANDSCAPE'
INVITATION TO JOIN SATELLIETGROEP AT INTERSECTIONS, ART ROTTERDAM

FREE admission to Intersections! More information: www.artrotterdam.com
Open: Thursday  9/2: 11-19, Friday 10/2: 11-21, Saturday 11/2: 11-19 u and Sunday 12/1: 11-19
 
During Intersections, Art Rotterdam artists collective Satellietgroep presents in collaboration with De Onkruidenier and guest artist Flora Reznik ‘Prospectors - Three layers of landscape’.
We show a non-romantic approach of artistic manual labour; of art as durational research methodology, disseminating the raw materials of the roles we play as observers, actors, explorers and prospectors of liminal landscapes. With the tools we need, with the landscape ingredients, archives and lexicons we collect, and with the insights we discover and share while interacting within these open air public landscape laboratories and people.
With special thanks to Stroom and Squat Deluxe.

We proudly present:




WATERPIONIER - SATELLIETGROEP & ONKRUIDENIER
With Waterpionier, Satellietgroep and De Onkruidenier performed fieldwork on several locations searching for salt/sweet gradients in changing landscapes. A mobile Cocktailbar has been developed to share the flavours from the landscape with visitors during climate tastings.
www.satellietgroep.nl & www.onkruidenier.nl
 
SPECIAL: PERFORMANCE WATERPIONIER COCKTAILBAR!

Can we taste climate change? Satellietgroep and De Onkruidenier invite you to share the taste of liminal landscapes with you during 'climate tastings' in the Cocktailbar on: Thursday 9/2 15:30-17h, Friday 10/2 15:30-17h, Saturday 11/2 13 -14:30h, Sunday 12/2 13 -14:30h.


Waterpionier Cocktailbar. Image: studio Johan Nieuwenhuize

CECI N'EST PAS UNE POMME DE TERRE - LOTTE BOSMAN
Lotte Bosman presents a part of her research into root growth. How deep the roots of a crop grow, doesn’t depend so much on the species as on the soil that it is planted in. Potatoes in general, have relatively weak roots that grow around 40 centimeters into the soil.  But how far will they reach without this resistance of the earth? www.lottemilenebosman.com



HOLE - FLORA REZNIK
As a student in ArtScience Interfaculty of the KABK and KC The Hague, Flora Reznik was part of the program ElementsLabs, which took place on the Zandmotor. There she developed her work 'Hole'. For this project she kept returning to the Zandmotor during a period of eight months, to dig a hole.www.florenciareznik.com



Satellietgroep is proud te be selected for Intersections at Art Rotterdam 2017, curated by Suzanne Wallinga. Intersections 2017 will host: 1646, BRADWOLFF PROJECTS, Club Solo, de player, DordtYart, FLAM BLA basis for Live Art, Framer Framed, Kunsthuis SYB, Mertens Project Space by Plan B Amsterdam, MILK Amsterdam, NieuweVide, P//////AKT, Patty Morgan, Roodkapje Rotterdam, Satellietgroep, Showroom MAMA, UBIK Rotterdam - WORM Rotterdam, V2_Lab for the Unstable Media, Stichting VHDG, Vleeshal.


Images: Luuk Smits
 

JAN 12, 2017:
ART, DESIGN, ENGINEERING & CLIMATE CHANGE

Talk about future scenarios in New York City, setting goals, connecting the dots & trans sectoral collaborations EXPLORE, SHARE & LEARN at Cornell University, Architecture Art and Planning Studio Space on invitation by the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in NYC.
 




JAN 26, 2017 AT UTRECHT JAARBEURS
TALK AT NWO-NKC: ARTS & THE CONCEPT OF BUILDING WITH NATURE
We are proud to present artistic research - developed in close collaboration of the team with artist in residents, designers, students, scientists & public - at the scientific stage of NWO - The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research & NKC - The Netherlands Centre for Coastal Research.
 

EXHIBITION & TALK ABOUT ART, COMMUNITIES & SEA LEVEL RISE, SWEDEN
NOV 17 2016 - JAN 8 2017: Public exhibition ‘Vattnet Kommer!’ in Form/Design Center Malmö, organized by Lund University & SLU.
MARCH 28 – 29, 2017: Talk at Coastal Conference in Malmö, organized by Swedish Association for Water.

 

PROGRAM IN 2016:
In 2016 our artistic research projects & public programs are made possible by crowdfunding at Voordekunst, funding by Waterlandse Vloed, the municipality of The Hague and DutchCulture Centre for International Cooperation and commisioned by Provincie Zuid-Holland, The Belgian-Dutch Coastal Network, Landelijk Overleg Kust, Domein Raversyde in Belgium and more!

WHO IS THE 'SELF' IN SELF SUFFICIENCY?



In the Anthropocene humans affect the earth on a geological scale. Satellietgroep explores the Zandmotor, a prime example of the anthropogenic frame of mind, as a cultural phenomenon. We need engaged artists and passionate scientists to unexpectedly explore the world around us and jointly test our perceptions.



Satellietgroep @ NYC


OVER
Kunstenaarscollectief Satellietgroep (Den Haag, 2006) onderzoekt de zee, kusttransities, klimaatverandering en de rol van de mens in deze processen, in binnen- en buitenland.
Met de actuele discussie over het nieuwe geologische tijdperk, het Antropoceen genoemd, komen we tot het inzicht dat de mens ook sturend is in veranderingsprocessen op aarde. Veel van ons veranderende klimaat hangt nu immers samen met de invloed die wij als mens uitoefenen op onze leefomgeving. Besef van het kustlandschap als cultuurlandschap draagt bij aan het beter leren begrijpen van de geschiedenis (waar komen we vandaan) en de toekomst (waar gaan we naartoe). Satellietgroep onderzoekt samen met kunstenaars, ontwerpers en experts sinds 2014 de Zandmotor als cultureel fenomeen, als voorbeeld van de antropogene invloed van de mens op aarde. Na eeuwenlang bouwen van dijken, dammen en sluizen die effect hebben op onder meer verzilting en het verhinderen van transport van sedimenten naar zee (de zogenaamde zandhonger langs de Nederlandse kust) is de Zandmotor het nieuwste voorbeeld van de hybride relatie mens en natuur: build by man, performed by nature. De Zandmotor is een nieuw kustlandschap in Zuid-Holland, ten zuiden van Den Haag. Als een efemeer Land Art project is de Zandmotor in 2011 gebouwd met 21,5 miljoen m3 Pleistoceen zand van de bodem van de Noordzee, uit de tijd dat de mammoeten wandelden over de bodem van wat we nu de Noordzee noemen. Het is een openbaar toegankelijk wetenschappelijk onderzoeksterrein om nieuwe kennis te genereren voor de toekomstige kustbescherming, genaamd Bouwen met de Natuur. Uniek, want de Zandmotor is het enige stukje buitendijks Nederland dat is gebouwd als experiment om te veranderen en zelfs op te gaan in zee, strand en duinen rond 2031.

ABOUT
Artists collective Satellietgroep (The Hague, 2006) explores through arts & design the social and ecological impact of the sea and coastal transitions on cities, people, communities and environments, and vice versa the influence of mankind on coastal transitions and climate change in The Netherlands and abroad. Our aim is to enhance public and professional awareness on coastal transitions. Satellietgroep hosts artists in residents for artistic fieldwork, connect with locals and experts and develop new concepts and works that reflect the resilience of coexistence of man and water, in past, present and future. Long term projects are 'Badgast' - artist in residency program at The Hague/Scheveningen (2009-2014), 'Now Wakes The Sea', the international exchange residency program in collaboration with international cultural partners (since 2012).
Starting September 2014 we program the first artistic research on the Zandmotor in collaboration with Villa Ockenburgh/Locatie Z (2014-2015), with international collaborations with Nida Art Colony (LT), NCCA St.Petersburg (RU) and LMCC (NYC).
Satellietgroep programs 3 DCR Gueststudios at DCR, the cultural incubator in The Hague that also houses 35 permanent studios for artists and designers, including the studio of Satellietgroep, Zaal 3 - laboratory for performing arts of Theater aan het Spui, sound studio Loos, Cloud Danslab and exhibition space Nest. If you are interested in a short or long term cultural visit in The Hague, chack out: www.gueststudio.com | www.dedcr.nl
The curatorial team of Satellietgroep consists of Jacqueline Heerema, Ronald Boer and Francois Lombarts.


Satellietgroep @ Zandmotor



INVITATION DECEMBER 10, 2016:
PUBLIC EXPEDITION SOLLEVELD & ZANDMOTOR#10: WATERPIONIER

Satellietgroep and Onkruidenier warmly invite you to join our public expediton through the coastal landscape of Solleveld and Zandmotor.
Link to newsletter December 2016: http://ymlp.com/zcKkfI

Together with experts in hydrology, Dunea water & dune, archeology and ecology we will walk through a time line of 10.000 years coastal landscape history. Visiting several locations in the dunes and on the Zandmotor we experience the different relationships we have with water, climate and nature. Together we reflect on the influence of climate change and sealevel rise and how we can learn to positions ourselves in these transitions for the coming future. During the expedition Satellietgroep and Onkruidenier will offer the participants at 5 locations the taste of the old and new coastal landscape.

The expedition is expected to last about three hours. There’s a limited amount of places available, so please sign in beforehand by sending an email to: satellietgroep@gmail.com
We’ll then send you more detailed information about the expedition, route, location and options for (public) transport.

During this expedition we position ourselves as climate tour guides and learn all about fresh water making in the dunes, discovering the old agriculture fields and archeological traces in the dunes, the Zandmotor and the new fresh water lens toward the ancient fossil water pockets in the seabed of the North Sea.

With special thanks to: www.onkruidenier.nl | www.dunea.nl | www.awn-archeologie.nl | www.denhaag.nl/archeologie | www.denhaag.nl/nme | www.zandmotor.nl | www.naturecoast.nl
and the municipality of The Hague.



Photo: Frouwkje Smit


NOVEMBER 23, 2016
TALK AT GEOBUZZ 2016: THE ANTHROPOGENIC COASTAL ATLAS
Program about our changing environment, organized by DataLand, GeoBusiness Nederland, GIN, Kadaster, Ministerie van I & M, NCG, OGT, OSGeo.nl, Provero, Ruimteschepper, Sense en WUR.
www.geobuzz.nl





OCTOBER 22-30, 2016
DUTCH DESIGN WEEK - EARTH TO TABLE

Satellietgroep is proud that during DDW in Eindhoven Atelier NL presents Zandmotor ZandGlas as part of the Earth to Table experience and that Onkruidenier is hosted with Veldwerkplaats, developed in collaboration with Overtreders W!
Check out this amazing program at: http://www.earthtotable.nl


 

OCTOBER 2 2016: 11:00 - 13:00
TALK AT FINISSAGE MANMADE, DOMEIN RAVERSYDE, BELGIUM 

With Marleen Wynants (directeur Crosstalks), Tim Joye (curator MANMADE), Johan Braeckman (UGent), Gwendolyn Maertens (Food for Tought), artist Maarten Vanden Eynde, Jacqueline Heerema (curator Satellietgroep), Peter Defurne (Kunstacademie aan Zee), Benoit Strubbe (Raversyde) and Mathieu de Meyer (Coördinator-conservator Raversyde).
http://www.raversyde.be/nl/kunstenaars


YOU CAN ORDER NOW!
ZANDMOTOR ZANDGLAS BY ATELIER NL

You can sign up now for the very first 'ZandGlas' by Atelier NL:
unique hand blown objects made from Zandmotor sand.

Satellietgroep is very proud that Atelier NL has choosen to work with Satellietgroep and has developed this new visual narrative of the hybrid relationship of mankind with nature. This Zandmotor ZandGlas is a prime example of Innovatory Heritage, an innovative method of storytelling through arts, design and science for broader audiences.

These are the very first prototypes of a new serie and thus a real collector's item. 'ZandGlas' is not just for connoisseurs – but for all coastal, art and design enthusiasts with a passion for history and innovation. Contact Atelier NL if you are interested at office@ateliernl.com

Designers Nadine Sterk and Lonny van Ryswyck of Atelier NL used the sand from the Zandmotor and developed ZandGlas in collaboration with our network of scientists. For the manufacture of the limited edition, the designers worked together with Gert Bullée, top glassblower in the Netherlands. At high temperatures, the wild sands of the Zandmotor melt and eventually transform into characteristic, pale green glass. Sleek and elegant design in a sophisticated colour, and with charming imperfections that make each object unique.
More at www.ateliernl.com
 


Photo: Teun van Beers


SEPTEMBER 14+15, 2016:
5 YEARS ZANDMOTOR CONFERENCE

http://www.dezandmotor.nl/en/research/the-sand-motor-five-years-of-building-with-nature/programme/

We warmly invite you to join the presentations by Satellietgroep & Onkruidenier of the project 'Water Pioneer':
September 14: Talk & Presentation 'Zandmotor as cultural phenomenon', Kurhaus Scheveningen
September 15: Expedition#9: 'A Taste of the Zandmotor', Zandmotor south of The Hague
With special thanks to all participants, partners, Provincie Zuid-Holland, municipality of The Hague.

HOORAY! THE ZANDMOTOR IS FIVE YEARS!
During the celebration of the fifth anniversary of the Zandmotor Helga van Leur, meteorologist and weather forecaster on Dutch National Television, will lead a program involving international speakers and guests that reflect on the results and implications of the Zandmotor - Building with Nature - for future coastal protection.

Link to newsletter: http://ymlp.com/zxLgwZ

INVITATION
THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 15, 15:30-17:30
PUBLIC EXPEDITION ZANDMOTOR#9
A TASTE OF THE ZANDMOTOR!

LOCATION: ARGUS MAST, ZANDMOTOR
Satellietgroep and Provincie Zuid-Holland kindly invite you to the Public Program of the Zandmotor conference on September 15th. The Zandmotor is an open air scientific laboratory and also a favorite spot for young and old, walkers, kite surfers and fossil collectors and we organize a special public program for all to join!
Satellietgroep & Onkruidenier will offer you an alluring tasting. Visit the Zandmotor Cocktail Bar and taste the unique palette of the Zandmotor! Hang out by our bar and hear all about the latest gossip of the Zandmotor.
www.satellietgroep.nl | www.onkruidenier.nl | www.dezandmotor.nl



SEPTEMBER 14, KURHAUS SCHEVENINGEN
5 YEARS ZANDMOTOR CONFERENCE
ZANDMOTOR AS A CULTURAL PHENOMENON

Satellietgroep is invited by Rijkswaterstaat and Provincie Zuid-Holland to participate during the Zandmotor Conference on the 14th of September in order to celebrate 5 years of the Zandmotor. We will give a Talk and Presentation of the Zandmotor as a Cultural Phenomenon.  
The Zandmotor is described as Building with Nature, a conceptual shift in our relationship with the sea. This relationship is as much a cultural phenomenon as it is an ecological or engineering one. Designed by man, performed by nature. Satellietgroep explores the Zandmotor as an innovation that generates innovatory visual narratives about the hybrid relationship of mankind and man made nature. It requires the arts and design to further explore the implications of this evolving relationship to be shared with broader audiences.  

During the Expo Market of the conference Satellietgroep presents a selection of our growing Zandmotor Collection, developed by artist in residents Zoro Feigl, Theun Karelse, Josje Hattink, Berndnaut Smilde, Sarah Cameron Sunde, Laboratory for Microclimates, Esther Kokmeijer and students of the ArtScience Interfaculty, in close collaboration with cultural partners, scientists and local experts.

Together with Onkruidenier we present the ongoing research called Water Pioneer, with A Taste of Climate Change, drinks and amuses made from edible plants found on the Zandmotor.      
Design duo Atelier NL presents ZandGlas, an unique set of glassware, made of sand from the Zandmotor.
TU Delft, Department of GeoScience & Engineering, Faculty of CITG presents the innovation called Beachrock, a process that turns sand into stone.
Watch the video how sand is turned into stone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxkAwJUStNs
For the CoRncrete workshop, see the other movies:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hqff5Iq7iCs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yP8ivpt72iQ



Images: Frouwkje Smits & Hanne Nijhuis


AUGUST 24: Presentation & Tasting 'Landschapsexstracten Waterland' at Felix Meritis, Amsterdam

SEPTEMBER 4: Talk 'Climate as Artefact  - Are we in the position of observer or actor of liminal transitions?' at MU - Weather or not, Eindhoven

SEPTEMBER 22 : presentation of Expedition Landschapsextracten during Amsterdam Atlantis & Water Republic#11, 20:00-22:00 in Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam



SEPTEMBER 22: participation with sound piece 'Water Pioneer' by Satellietgroep & Sciant Lentement during Audio-DH. Curated by Francisco Lopéz with the works of 250 of The Hague’s most vibrant sonic art, in Korzo Theater The Hague with iii & TodaysArt: http://iiinitiative.org/agenda/


SPRINGPROGRAM 2016:


FEBRUARY 2016:

NL-BE COASTAL NETWORK MEETING 2016
Satellietgroep presents a critical analysis of spatial coastal quality and tourism along the Dutch and Belgian coastlines.


Satellietgroep @ NL-BE

APRIL 2016
NATIONAL COASTAL MEETING - LANDELIJKE KUSTDAG 2016
Satellietgroep is invited to engage the expert audience in a cultural search how coastal transitions influence their personal and professional perceptions. Commisioned by province South-Holland.

APRIL 2016
ARCADIS BELGIUM INVITES SATELLIETGROEP AS INSPIRATOR FOR RESEARCH PROPOSAL, DOMEIN RAVERSYDE, ON THE BELGIAN COAST
A cultural analysis of a layered coastal heritage landscape, shaped through geological time and human interferences.

APRIL 2016
WORKVISIT TO SEALOFT & LATERAL LAB (UK)

Preparation visit for collaborations with Liz Ogelvie. First exchange resident at Sealoft June 2016 is Nishiko (Nl/J), former resident of Satellietgroep at Badgast.

MAY 2016
OUR BILATERAL ARTISTIC/CURATORIAL PROPOSAL FOR THE OPENING EXHIBITION OF VALLETTA EUROPEAN CULTURAL CAPITAL 2018 IS SHORTLISTED!
On May 8th we defend our proposal at Valletta, Malta.

MAY 27-29
SATELLIETGROEP @ FESTIVAL DESIGNKWARTIER, THE HAGUE
LOCATION: DE TEMPEL, DEPARTEMENT OF ARCHEOLOGY, NATURE AND ENVIRONMENT

Satellietgroep presents arts and design, research and products that reflect coastal transitions, climate change and the human role in these processes. With Atelier NL, Theun Karelse, ArtScience Interfaculty Royal Academy of Arts, Studio Nienke Hoogvliet, Aliki van der Kruijs, Waterpioneer & De Onkruidenier.
With special thanks to the Festival Designkwartier and the municipallity of The Hague. More: www.festivaldesignkwartier.nl

Press (Dutch only):

http://jegensentevens.nl/2016/05/designplezier-in-zeeheldenkwartier/

http://trendbeheer.com/2016/05/28/festival-designkwartier-den-haag/



Studies Zandmotor Glasservies, Atelier NL


Doggerland Clock, Theun Karelse


ElementsLab, ArtScience Interfaculty
Link to video made by Victoria Douka-Doukopoulou:
vimeo.com/dkdkpl/elements


SEA ME collectie, Studio Nienke Hoogvliet


Made by Rain, Aliki van der Kruijs



SUMMERPROGRAM 2016:

JULY 21, 2016:
Talk at Summerschool TU Delft, Sand: an (in)finite resource?

JULY 26, 2016:

Talk at ESOF2016 in Manchester: Arts, Science & Climate Change
EuroScience Open Forum, founded in 2004 by EuroScience, the non-profit grassroots organization of researchers in Europe, is the biennial pan-European meeting dedicated to research and innovation. More: http://www.esof.eu/

2016: NEW ARTISTIC RESEARCH ZANDMOTOR: THE WATERPIONEER
SATELLIETGROEP & DE ONKRUIDENIER
How salt adaptive are humans? Around 3% of the earths water is fresh. So why not look at the potential of using that other 97%? Can humans become more salt (halo) tolerant?

Plants, animals and humans appropriate the new coastal landscape of the Zandmotor. The first concern for these pioneers is drinking water. On the Zandmotor there are no visible forms of fresh water. No rivers and no water taps, a dessert surrounded by the salty waters of the sea.
Halotolerance is the ability of living organisms to adapt and survive in conditions with a high salt content. What can we learn from the ability of plants and animals to adapt and survive in a salty environment? Can humans evolve and become more halotolerant?
Satellietgroep & De Onkruidenier explore the timeline of the old dunes of Solleveld with human traces since the Iron age and Dunea (Dune and Drinking Water Company), the reconstructed watershed, the growing sweetwater bubble underneath the newest innovation Zandmotor with NatureCoast until the fossil water under the North Sea, to learn to understand the gradients of salinazation of the Zandmotor and Solleveld dunes. With special thanks to the municipallity of The Hague.


Photo: Twien


JULY 8-17 2016:
EXPEDITION#8: LANDSCHAPSEXTRACTEN WATERLAND

EXPLORING THE SALT OF THE ZUIDERZEE
SATELLIETGROEP & DE ONKRUIDENIER
Waterlandse Vloed 1916-2016
Over het IJ Festival, NDSM werf Amsterdam Noord
Voordekunst

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/612325228943386/
Tickets: www.overhetij.nl
For donations: https://www.voordekunst.nl/projecten/4616-expeditie-landschapsextracten

As part of the ongoing research called Waterpionier, during Expedition Landschapsextracten Satellietgroep & De Onkruidenier together with farmers, experts and audiences explore the impact of salt of the Waterland Flood of 1916 in the landscape.
Untill a hunderd years ago Amsterdam was on the shores of the Zuiderzee, protected for tides and salt water intrusions by dikes along the IJ. In 1916 the dike at Schellingwoude broke. Salt seawater flooded the landscape and infuenced lives and environment. This flood instigated the building of the Afsluitdijk and Zuiderzee became IJsselmeer. After hunderd years, can we still find the traces of salt in the landscape of Waterland? In the soil, the water, the plants, the naratives? Can we tast the salt of the Zuiderzee?

VOORDEKUNST
Would you like to taste the salt of Waterland Flood?
You can contribute now to this project with your donation, book one of the bike expeditions and visit the Landschapsbank at Over het IJ Festival. Support the project and soon you'll be able to taste the salt of the Waterland Flood!
https://www.voordekunst.nl/projecten/4616-expeditie-landschapsextracten
  
EXPEDITION LANDSCHAPSEXTRACTEN

Join us for the bike expedition and discover what lies beneath the surface of the landscape! Explore with artists Ronald Boer, Jonmar van Vlijmen and Francois Lombarts and their mobile labs the various landscape extracts. Be sure to bring along a bike.
Dates: 9, 10, 16 en 17 juli, 15:00 - 18:00
Tickets: € 15 pp
Book your tickets: www.overhetij.nl

EXHIBITION LANDSCHAPSBANK LANDSCHAPSEXTRACTEN
Explore the edible archive of Waterland! All findings of the mobile labs and expeditions will be presented at the Landschapsbank during Over het IJ Festival at NDSM werf in Amsterdam. You can join us to explore and taste this edible archive of landscape extracts of Waterland.
Dates: 8 t/m 17 juli
Location: Over het IJ Festival op NDSM werf, TT Neveritaweg 61 in Amsterdam Noord
More: www.onkruidenier.nl | www.waterlandsevloed.nl | http://overhetij.nl
Landschapsextracten is part of Waterpionier research.






JUNE 18 2016: PUBLIC EXPEDITION ZANDMOTOR#7:
CINEMARE#2: CLIMATE PROOF BY ESTHER KOKMEIJER
SAND SONGS BY iii, ArtScience & TodaysArt

19:00 - 24:00


Premiere on the Zandmotor of the documentary by artist in resident Esther Kokmeijer of the Experiment that was performed on the Zandmotor during the Wintersolstice. Collaborative program with Sand Songs by iii (Instruments Inventors Initiative), ArtScience Interfaculty & TodaysArt. Please register in advance at manon@iiinitiative.org and we will inform you on the route (by bicycle, public transport or car) and what you need to know when visiting the Zandmotor.
Location: Argusmast at Zandmotor, south of The Hague
Dresscode: Outdoor



PROGRAM:
iii: SAND SONGS - PLAYING THE ELEMENTS AT THE ZANDMOTOR
SPECIAL: FM Zandmotor Radio by Fauna

Marije Baalman, Lars Kynde, Tobias Lukassen, Christian Liljedahl, Ana Lemnaru, Grzegorz Marcinak, Maya Verlaak, Adam Basanta, David Pocknee, Tena Lazarevic, Jesse Smits, Kay Churcher, Cecile Gentili, Sophie Rust.
Performances: start at 19:00

For SAND SONGS a group af artists is invited to imagine this landscape as if it is a musical instrument, played by the natural elements and by human intervention. The artists developed performances and musical compositions especially for the landscape of the Zandmotor. In a series of short and longer interventions, they make use of sound, light, the wind, water flow and the sand in new and inventive ways. Flying a kite becomes a new way to make electronic music; home made pulse jet motors generate a composition on the scale of a landscape; there are kinetic wind and light sculptures; a soundwalk guides you along as you walk blindfolded, and you can take part in a musical treasure hunt, searching for sounding objects buried in the sand.
Read more about the SAND SONGS program: www.iiinitiative.org/sandsongs

SATELLIETGROEP CINEMARE#2:
PREMIERE 'CLIMATE PROOF' BY ESTHER KOKMEIJER
SPECIAL: 'Sur Polar - Art in Antarctica' by Andrea Juan
A TASTE OF THE ZANDMOTOR: Waterpionier by Satellietgroep & De Onkruidenier

CineMare: start after sunset
 
You are warmly invited to join the premiere of the videowork 'Climate Proof' by Esther Kokmeijer.
On invitation of Satellietgroep artist in resident Esther Kokmeijer realized artistic research about the climate adaptivity of humans on the Zandmotor.
The Climate Experiment on the Zandmotor took place during the Winter Solstice on 21/22 of December 2015, the shortest day and the longest night. Led by several different experts a select group of 15 invitees experienced, embraced and questioned extreme cold and heat to the limits of their body. Among the experts were Dirk Sijmons, Jurjen Annen (cold expert), Mark Hoek (heat ritual), Theun Karelse and the Rescue brigade Monster. The experiment was documented for a short documentary and publication. This project is part of an ongoing series of works ‘Because we Meet’ of Esther about her research in China on invitation by the Mondriaan Fund, on Base Esperanza in Antarctica on invitation of Sur Polar, SM Pro Art, D.N.A., Argentina Ministry of Foreign Affairs and on the Zandmotor on invitation of Satellietgroep.
The program includes the special screening of 'Sur Polar - Art in Antarctica' by Andrea Juan. This is a short documentary film about the Residency Art Program from Sur Polar artists, hosted in Antractica.
During this event Satellietgroep & De Onkruidenier offer you a taste of the Zandmotor, as part of the ongoing research on the Zandmotor, called The Waterpionier.
More: www.estherkokmeijer.nl | www.surpolar.org | www.onkruidenier.nl


DECEMBER 21/22 2015
EXPERIMENT CLIMATE PROOF DURING WINTER SOLSTICE AT ZANDMOTOR
ESTHER KOKMEIJER
On invitation of Satellietgroep artist Esther Kokmeijer is doing artistic research about the climate adaptivity of humans on the Zandmotor.
An experiment on the Zandmotor that will take place during the winter solstice, the shortest day and the longest night. Led by several different experts a select group of 15 invitees experienced, embraced and questioned extreme cold and heat to the limits of their body. Among the experts were Dirk Sijmons, Jurjen Annen (cold expert), Mark Hoek (heat ritual), Theun Karelse and the Rescue brigade Monster. The experiment is documented for a short documentary and publication. This project is part of an ongoing series of works ‘Because we Meet’ of Esther about her research on the Zandmotor, China and Antartica into the interaction between man and nature. With special thanks to all involved participants, Provincie Zuid-Holland, gemeente Westland, Stroom, Stichting DOEN, Mondriaan Fonds.
More: www.estherkokmeijer.nlwww.zandmotor.nl




Images: Esther Kokmeijer


THE ELEMENTS LAB:
ROYAL ACADEMY OF ART INTERFACULTY ARTSCIENCE

https://elementslabblog.wordpress.com
Starting September 2015 Satellietgroep engages with lectors, students and experts to enhance the scope of artistic fieldwork on the Zandmotor as part of the Interfaculty ArtScience program.
ArtScience offers an interdisciplinary bachelor’s and master’s programme that fosters curiosity driven research as an approach for the making of art. The Elements is an outside coastal lab situated along the North Sea at the Zandmotor south of The Hague. What does it mean to work in a dynamic intertidal environment, where the tides are dictating time and seasons are close to our skin? The lab has a phenomenologist approach, stimulates students to play, wander, explore and focus on elements in their own way, where also their own sensorial body in relation to this dynamic landscape can be considered as an element. More: www.interfaculty.nl | www.kabk.nl


ArtScience, ElementsLab: Sanddress by Aisha Ryannon Pagnes, still from video by Nina Leziac.


2015:
In 2015 our projects are funded by Stroom and Stichting DOEN - Social Design and commisioned by Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed and Provincie Zuid-Holland.
 

ZANDGAST:
During 5 succesful years of exploring the scope of the international artist in residency program, cinema and talks at Badgast at urban beach community F.A.S.T. at Scheveningen, Satellietgroep built an extensive network  and expertise of interconnecting arts, science and society on coastal transitions, in The Netherlands and abroad.
Together with Provincie Zuid-Holland and partners Satellietgroep now develops Zandgast, the new visitor center and artist in residency on and about the Zandmotor. Currently Rob Sweere, RAAAF [Rietveld Architecture-Art-Affordances] and Overtreders W are selected for the first designs of Zandgast, of which one will be choosen to develop Zandgast. Aimed at sharing new works and insights of the coexistence of man and water with broader audiences and in collaboration with multiple partners.

ANTHROPOGENIC COASTAL ATLAS:
IN 2014- 2015 Satellietgroep developed the first Dutch content of the Anthropogenic Coastal Atlas, commisioned by Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed.

EU PARLIAMENT BRUSSELS 2015
ARTS & CLIMATE CHANGE
On November 19 Satellietgroep is invited to give a presentation at EU Parliament in Brussels about Arts and Climate Change towards COP21 Paris, a great opportunity to get arts on the climate change political agenda.

NATIONAAL DELTACONGRES 2015
On November 5 Satellietgroep is invited to give a video presentation about artistic research on the Zandmotor as cultural phenomenon. The Nationaal Deltacongres is attended by over 1200 stakeholders, including local, regional and national policimakers.
 

INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE
COEXISTENCE OF MAN AND WATER:
NL - NEW YORK CITY: GOVERNORS ISLAND

October 15 - November 3
Research residency by Jacqueline Heerema and Ronald Boer, curators of Satellietgroep on Governors Island, hosted by LMCC - Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. The exchange program is supported by DutchCulture and The Dutch Consulate in New York. www.lmcc.net

Presentation on Monday afternoon October 26 at Governors Island:
An intimate event that will bring together a core group of artists who have, or are currently, participating in LMCC’s artist empowerment programs and public initiatives. This will also be an opportunity to cross-pollinate ideas across artistic disciplines and to identify key opportunities, challenges, and approaches to be further explored with a broader range of stakeholders and practitioners in the future iterations of this program, called Pivot.


Conversation Piece#1, Satellietgroep @ NYC


SUMMER 2015


Link to newsletter: First CineMare at Zandmotor, Breaking Light#2 during TodaysArt and more: http://ymlp.com/z5Txje

SEPTEMBER 26: BREAKING LIGHT#2
BERNDNAUT SMILDE DURING TODAYSART 2015 FESTIVAL ON SEA

Satellietgroep and TodaysArt cordially invite you to experience Breaking Light#2 by Berndnaut Smilde at Scheveningen. The appearance aims to be efemeral, questioning our surrounding and position as a viewer. Being at the right place and time. During his Zandmotor residency with Satellietgroep Smilde looked into ways of imposing a natural phenomenon onto the surroundings. He is interested in the artificial aspect, the interference on the location, the meaning we project onto weather phenomena and the images created after them. During his residency Smilde continued to work on the idea of refracting the light of a lighthouse in order to project a rainbow onto the landscape. Curated by Satellietgroep for TodaysArt, Smilde aims to open the curtains on the city side of the lighthouse for a short moment so he can compose ‘Breaking Light#2’ on Scheveningen. The lighting rhythm that the lighthouse produces belongs to Scheveningen as an historic and temporal icon. By making use of a prism the artist temporarily changes the function of a lighthouse of just being a beacon.
Exactly 50 years ago on the 25th of September 1965, a large scale multimedia open-air art manifestation was planned on the Scheveningse Pier by the radical and revolutionary art movement ZERO. This event never took place. Today, 50 years later, TodaysArt presents a festival, inspired by ZERO, with contemporary artists.
More: www.berndnaut.nl | http://todaysart.nl/2015/



TIP: Berndnaut Smilde: artist talk at ZEROnow - Beyond the White Cube.
Date: Friday September 25. Time: 13:00 - 17:00. Location: The Pier at Scheveningen
Bright Collisions sessions is part of the two-day program of ‘ZEROnow: a symposium on the topicality of ZERO’, a collaboration between Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, the ZERO Foundation, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam and TodaysArt. During this symposium, practitioners aim to re-read the history of ZERO and address the topicality of its legacy today.
More: http://todaysart.nl/2015/symposium-info/
 
With special thanks to TodaysArt, Villa Ockenburgh/LocatieZ, Maarten de Kroon, Steve Tomczyk (NCAR, National Center of Atmopheric Research), Tiemen Cockuyt (Museum Boerhaave), Provincie Zuid-Holland, Stroom and DOEN Foundation.

PUBLIC EXPEDITION ZANDMOTOR# LIMINAL TRANSITIONS
BERNDNAUT SMILDE: BREAKING LIGHT



 


SEPTEMBER 18: PUBLIC EXPEDITION ZANDMOTOR#5: CINEMARE
LABORATORY FOR MICROCLIMATES & ONKRUIDENIER

Location: Zandmotor, near Argusmast
Directions: http://www.dezandmotor.nl/nl-NL/bezoekers/route-naar-de-zandmotor/
Dresscode: Outdoor

Satellietgroep and Laboratory for Microclimates (LfM) cordially invite you to the first open air pop-up CineMare at the Zandmotor. The Climate Rescue Unit of LfM is turned into a mobile Cinema. Before screening of the cinematographic impression by LfM you are invited to enjoy a taste of the coast specially selected and prepared with coastal ingredients by Jonmar van Vlijmen, Onkruidenier. LfM performed extensive artistic research and present at CineMare an unusual perpective of the Zandmotor, filmed from the sea and from within the sea that surrounds, shapes and transforms the Zandmotor, as Building with Nature. Artist Annechien Meier and filmmaker Gert-Jan Gerlach have combined their expertises in the Laboratory of Microclimates. A microclimate is a small area which differs from its surrounding environment. On the scale of the Dutch coastline the Zandmotor can be perceived as a microclimate. A new landscaped, uncultivated coast where the initial flora and fauna cautiously re-settle.The Laboratory of Microclimates aims to activate people's perceptions about their immediate social, ecological environment and the climate in general through installations, performances and visual media.
More: www.microclimates.nl | www.onkruidenier.nl | www.zandmotor.nl
 
With special thanks to Martin Hoogslag, the Haaglanden Monster Rescue Brigade,, Max Radermacher (TU Delft, Project NatureCoast, PhD-candidate), Dare2Tri wetsuits, Provincie Zuid-Holland, Stroom and DOEN Foundation.


Images: Florian Braakman


PREVIOUS:
ISLANDS & MORE


Link to newsletter: http://ymlp.com/zntz6w


4-6 SEPTEMBER: WELCOME IN THE WATER BUBBLE
@ INTO THE GREAT WIDE OPEN

Satellietgroep brengt i.s.m. Staatsbosbeheer & Into The Great Wide Open experts en kunstenaars samen voor 3 veldexpedities naar de kwetsbare waterbalans in verleden, heden en toekomst op Vlieland. M.m.v onder meer Evert Jan Lammerts (SBB), Henry Alles (Landscape Labs), Jan de Graaf, Marinus van Dijke en Jonmar van Vlijmen (de Onkruidenier), waterbedrijf Vitens en de Waddenvereniging. Eilanders, badgasten en festivalbezoekers kunnen deelnemen aan de expedities.
Maximaal 20 deelnemers per expeditie; op vrijdag is een fiets nodig.
Graag vooraf aanmelden: satellietgroep@gmail.com
 
Vrijdag 04-09 16:00-19:00 : Expeditie#1 Drijvend Eiland
Over een zoetwaterbel in een zoutwater zee. Een dynamisch eiland dat vastgelegd wordt. Over zand, erosie en aanwas en zand als (natuurlijke) waterzuivering.
Zaterdag 05-09 14:00-17:00 : Expeditie #2 Onder Water Wadden Wereld
Over tijd en geologie, schuimende waterbellen, oliebellen en gasbellen.
Zondag 06-09 09:00-12:00 : Expeditie #3 Zout Oase
Over ecologische zout-zoet gradiënten en de invloed op flora, fauna en van mensen.
Meer informatie: www.intothegreatwideopen.nl


Beeld: Marinus van Dijke

Vertrekpunt van de veldexpedities in de rode cirkel. Daar wordt speciaal voor het veldwerk tijdens ITGWO de TAIR - Tiny Artist In Residence - neergezet, met dank aan Henry Alles, Landscape Labs. Meer over TAIR als school, bibliotheek en workshop: www.landscapelabs.nl / http://www.transartists.org/air/tair.


INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE PROJECTS:

LIMINAL LABS - COEXISTENCE OF MAN AND WATER:
MAURICE BOGAERT (NL) & ILYA GRISHAEV (RU)
@ NCCA RESIDENCY, KOTLIN ISLAND, ST. PETERSBURG (RU)

This bilateral exchange artists in residency program starts mid July until end of August for local artistic reseach in the context of global coastal transitions in past, present and future, in collaboration with NCCA residency in Kronstadt on Kotlin Island, NIP (Netherlands Institute St. Petersburg) and ProArte. The next stage will be performed on the Zandmotor.
July 31: Meet & Greet the artists at NIP (Netherlands Institute St. Petersburg)
August 23-30: Exhibition at ProArte St. Petersburg: opening August 25 at 17:00 at ProArte.




Maurice Bogaert - Research Arctic & Antarctic Museum, St. Petersburg.

NCCA, NIP and Satellietgroep cordially invite you to the opening on August 25 at 17:00 at PRO ARTE FOUNDATION St. Petersburg. Artists Maurice Bogaert (NL) and Ilya Grishaev (RU) present the results of their research residency, hosted at NCCA Kronstadt residency on Kotlin Island, St. Petersburg.
The century long relationship with the Netherlands and St Petersburg is based on water. Peter the Great brought Dutch knowledge of shipbuilding and canals to St. Petersburg. That turned St Petersburg from a swampy area into the much-appreciated city with urban canals and the important international harbour. More recently Dutch engineers helped to build the dam in the Neva bay to resist flood of the city. On a global scale the effects of climate change will further affect the living conditions of people and cities in low-lying areas such as St. Petersburg and the Netherlands. With the prospect of rising sea level we need to learn from the past in order to be able to develop resilient methods for the future.
This bilateral exchange project is initiated by Satellietgroep and organized together with the NCCA, North-Western branch in St. Petersburg, supported by the Netherlands Institute in St. Petersburg (NIP) and the St. Petersburg PRO ARTE Foundation.
More information: www.ncca.ru | www.nispb.ru | www.proarte.ru


AUGUST 10: 07:45 - 20:45
PUBLIC EXPEDITION #4 ON NEW LOCATION: KATWIJK AAN ZEE
SARAH CAMERON SUNDE (USA) -
36.5 / A DURATIONAL PERFORMANCE WITH THE SEA

www.365waterproject.org | www.taak.me
Read more about challenges of Dutch coastal dynamics:  http://ymlp.com/zRg9xV

TAAK and Satellietgroep kindly invite you to become part of the Dutch iteration of the international project called '36.5 / a durational performance with the sea' by Sarah Cameron Sunde (USA) on August 10 at Katwijk aan Zee. During a full tidal shift - from low tide to high tide to low tide - Sarah stands 13 hours in the seawater. You are warmly invited to join Sarah in the water. The performance is filmed by Jonas de Witte and multi screened during SAIL Amsterdam from August 19-23 at Pakhuis de Zwijger, Marineterrein, Oude Kerk en De Appel arts centre.
In exchange Satellietgroep starts artistic research at Governors Island (New York), hosted by LMCC in October 2015.

AUGUST 18: OPENING OF '36.5' AT SAIL AMSTERDAM
Date: Tuesday Augustus 18. Time: 18.00 - 20.00
Location: Marineterrein in Amsterdam. Moderator: Tracy Metz. RSVP: info@taak.me

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