A nation that doesn’t produce its own food is fragile and dependent on import.
Lorenzburg has a special focus in the areas of Site and Branding and Local perspectives in a Global neighborhood. Through an active and focused work the initial project lays the foundation to the Lorenzburg brand – a place to inhabit and visit. The development project becomes a platform for local production and innovation. The project strives to be a good model for how artists can lead site-specific developmental projects.
We are entering various collaborations in order to stimulate the local Urban Agriculture. By collectively farming the communal spaces we harness the local resources while simultaneously creating opportunities for community activities. It is our vision that all playgrounds and similar public spaces shall be planted only with edible and healthy plants and vegetables.
Since signing the Alcatraz Environmental Treaty in early 2016, we also seek to initiate projects for Urban Bee Husbandry in order to preserve and protect wild pollinating insects. This will be done in collaboration with the University of Karlstad. micronation