About the project

The Off Season Art Gardening project is co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union. It is also funded by the Municipality of Mariestad, the University of Skövde, Sweden, the organization Sense of Place in the Netherlands and the Municipality of Ukmerge in Lithuania.

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Look, we´ve got the sculptures from the lithuanian artist Vaidas Ramoška! Soon they will be installed in the University park in Mariestad. #CreativeEuropeAtHome #CreativeEurope #offseasonartgardening #vaidasramoska #publicart ... See MoreSee Less

4 days ago  ·  

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The last Artists in residence of this project went digital with the theme ”sounds in nature” this week. Thank you everyone involved! The artists shared experiences and introducerad us to wonderful and creative ideas and art sketches. We all got a great sence of Ukmerge✨#CreativeEurope #CreativeEuropeAtHome ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago  ·  

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WELCOME TO JOIN US WHEN OUR NEXT ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE GOES DIGITAL * Learn about the project Off Season Art Gardening where land art installations are implemented in the open public space in the Netherlands, Lithuania and Sweden* Get a sence of Ukmerge, Lithuania* Meet artists and co creators * The public is invited to inspiring educational activitiesDates: 22 – 26 of March 2021Theme: Sounds in NatureHost: Ukmerge, LithuaniaLinks and information on how to join via zoom: offseasonartgardening.com/about-the-project/#CreativeEurope #CreativeEuropeAtHome ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago  ·  

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We´re now very happy to announce a new artist Ulf Klarström for the coming digital residence week in Ukmergè, Lithuania.Ulf is a musician and a composer. He has studied classical guitar in Sweden and traditional cuban music in Havanna, Cuba. He studied Western Art Music at The Gotland School of Music Composition and at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm.He is interested in the combination of technology and art, always trying to find new ways to create.As a composer he is now working with a theater group in Järvsö, Sweden. During the pandemic, they worked with a site specific audio walk instead of the traditional theater performance. The audio walk experimented with GPS triggered tracks and binaural sound design, creating an immersive experience of exploring a specific site’s history. During the last couple of years, he and artist Amanda Emricson have been working with the collaborative project “What You Sense”. They are creating interactive objects that respond to physical interaction by emitting light and sound. Initially the main focus group was people with different physical and cognitive disabilities. A big emphasis was put on intuitive design and means of interaction. The goal of the project is to encourage the act of exploring through our senses.At the moment they are working together with a group of dancers and musicians to create a performance where the audience will be participating on the scene and is given the possibility to control the sounds and lightning in the room by physically interacting with the scenography/objects.Listen to the audio walk “En vandring till Sagaliden” - Use headphones for best experience (In Swedish)soundcloud.com/user-34448952/en-vandring-till-sagalidenView the project what You Sense herewww.instagram.com/_what_you_sense_/#creativeeurope #offseasonartgardening #UlfKlarström #projectWhatYouSense ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago  ·  

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