Healing & Future Garden

OFF-Biennale workshop @documenta fifteen with Ilona Németh

8 July, 2022
Ahoi! Boat rental (Blücherstrasse 20 – 22, Kassel)

Healing Garden – good and bad neighbours
Impulse lecture, joint exchange, and DIY gardening for children: workshop with K&K Stauden and artist Ilona Németh

A family program is based on the concept of “good and bad neighbours” A short introduction will be followed by an open discussion while children have the possibility for plant potting. After the workshop, the plotted plants can be taken home.

Duration of the event: 1,5 hours
Number of participants: 15 children
Age group: 6-14Main
Language used: German

11:00 – 12:30
Future Garden
Coexistence of plants Workshop with Dr. Florian Bellin-Harder (Department of Landscaping, Landscape Management, and Vegetation Development at the University of Kassel); Maximilian Mechsner / Edible City and artist Ilona Németh

The Future Garden is floating on the Fulda River during the 100 days of documenta fifteen. In the garden there are plants for the future climate: plants that clean the soil of toxic substances and plants that have appeared in the area and adapted to the global weather changes. We will discover these plants through playful games and exercises.

Number of participants: 15 children
Age group: 6-14
Main Language used: German (the workshop leaders/artist speak English as well)

For more information about Ilona Németh’s piece and the project please visit: https://offbiennale.hu/en/documenta-fifteen/off-playground/