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The two-day Earth Coding workshop explores links between contemporary technology and the Earth in an attempt to define and create a new form of land art. Through a variety of experimental activities, including telluric currents and earth antennas, the workshop aims to find possible answers to questions such as: ‘Can the Earth as a process be tempted to compose software?’. This workshop will include a field trip to a nearby natural terrain.

We recommend that participants bring along some form of recording, inscribing, or transcribing devices (tape or digital audio recorder, camera, film, pencil, paper, and so on). Headphones are also useful to bring


participants; Martin Howse, Nik Gaffney, (tbc. Alonso Vazquez, Vilbjørg Broch, Janneke Raaphorst, Adam Campbell, Claire Williams, Julien Poidevin, Afshin Dehkordi)


  • Monday 23 Feb 2015 11:00-18:00 hrs
  • Tuesday 24 Feb 2015 11:00-18:00 hrs (including a fieldtrip, so please bring warm clothes)

Lunch will be provided at the venue. We will end the workshop on Tuesday evening with an informal dinner (location tbc).


A Lab, Overhoeksplein 2, Amsterdam North.

From Amsterdam Central Station, please take the (free) ferry to Amsterdam Buikslotermeer. You can access the location from the Buiksloterweg > Tolhuisweg > cross the bridge > at the 3D print to the left, walk along to the entrance.

Reference and reading material

Documentation and atmosphereic readings

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