This week we are delighted to be hosting a contingent from Sweden: Johanna Byström Sims: Founder of Soil 1.1. and artist living in Sala, Sweden. Henrik Wallenberg, CEO and owner of Limsta Säteri, a farm outside of Sala, 1 hour west of Stockholm, Sweden. Henrik is a business school graduate in economics. Linda Wallenberg (Rydberg): Founder of Soil 1.1. and curator living at Limsta Säteri. Linda works as a regional visual art coordinator in the county of Västmanland, Sweden. Soil 1.1 is a feasibility study organised by our guests and Rural Projects surrounding residencies in rural locations. http://soilresidency.com/
This week we visited the following local organisations. Wassaic Artist Residency
Here is (right to left) Henrik, Johanna, Linda and Charlotte Caldwell (the residency director of the Wassaic Project) at the Mill in Wassaic, NY.
The Watershed Center
Here is (right to left) Henrik, Linda, Brooke Lehman (Co-Director of the Watershed Center), Johanna and Sarah Lock (excecutive director of Rural Pojects)
Galen Joseph-Hunter, (Executive Director of Wave Farm) speaks to Henrik, Johanna, Linda and Greg Lock (Artistic director of Rural Projects).
Johanna, Henrik, Sarah and Linda outside the Re-Institute.
Here is the reflections of the visitors! - SOIL 1.1