After Inter-Format Symposium 2014 "On Flux of Sand and Aquatic Ecosystems": Photo Story


Tending the Wild: aesthetics & interspecies politics in a changing landscape (discussion and fieldtrip) / Theun Karelse (NL)(Photo by Justin Tyler Tate)

In 2014 the 4th Inter-format symposium is a part of the larger Techno-ecologies project (2012-2014) run in cooperation with RIXC (Latvia) and other partners like Sattelietgroep (NL), Pixelache (SCO/FIN), Finnish Society of Bioart (AT/FI).
The Inter-Format Symposium 2014 "On flux of sand and aquatic ecosystems" is main yearly Nida Art Colony event which is a merge between academic conference, art festival and cosy performative meeting of interdisciplinary professionals. The Symposium's goal is to gather artists, curators, researchers, scientists and practitioners and reinvent the format of presenting and sharing art, knowledge and experience: See more photos:


OPEN STUDIOS of the artists and welcome word (guided tour)©Ernest Truely (USA/EE)

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An introduction to "The Museum of Future Memory" (starting in studio 5 and
continuing outside) / Frauke Materlik (DE/NO)

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OPEN STUDIOS of the artists and welcome word (guided tour)/ Ernest Truely (USA/EE)


Walking in the forest, sharing knowledge on using plants as indicators and collecting edibles for evening dinner / Initiated by Grit Ruhland (DE)/Photo by Vsevolodas Kovalevskis

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Conceptual Dinner Baltic Mythical Experience / Maris Grosbahs (LV), Grit Ruhland (DE), residents and guests.

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The Work of Water (site: ecotone between sand and sea) / Astrida Neimanis (CAN/SE/LV)


Abracadabra simsalabim grow big! Grow fast! Grow now! (performative lecture)/ Marika Troili (SE)/Photo by Vsevolodas Kovalevskis

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DIY Strandbeast talk & walk on the beach / Justin Tyler Tate (CAN/EE) & Thee Jansen (NL)

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- a dune valley as a working place - a dune valley as a play garden - a dune valley as a place to sense - / Marinus van Dijke (NL)


- a dune valley as a working place - a dune valley as a play garden - a dune valley as a place to sense - / Marinus van Dijke (NL)/Photo by Vsevolodas Kovalevskis


Innovatory coastal heritage / Jacqueline Heerema (NL)/Photo by Vsevolodas Kovalevskis


Coastal Reckoning II - field research and interactive installation on the spit - visualising the line gradients from salt to sweet water etc / Ronald Boer (NL)/ Photo by Vsevolodas Kovalevskis

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Performance: 'physical experiments live #5' / Edwin Deen (NL)

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Sea, Sand and Lagoon: Eco-oscillations registered on technologies of decline (An
instrumented performance swim) / John Hartley (UK)


Expedition Eridanos / Francois Lomberts and Bram Esser (NL)/ Photo by Vsevolodas Kovalevskis


Techno-music Queer-ecologies - a temporary gay bar (and informal open studio) / Helen Reed and Hannah Jickling (CAN)

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Liminal dome (Anna Romanenko, Gabriel Hensche and Björn Kuhn): Thinking diving an effective device for altering sensual perception.


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