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Saturday 4 November
Frieze Projects Symposium
Working Across Divides
Goethe Institut London

Wednesday 15 November at 5.30pm
Trade as Public Realm
Talk at The Exchange Floor, Croydon

Saturday 9 December
Talk and Presentation as part of the launch event for
Publics (former Checkpoint Helsinki)

Thursday 21 December 12-2pm
Company Drinks X-mas Lunch
Barking Park Pavilion, Barking

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ONGOING ..................

Keep it complex - Make it clear
An artist run support and activism group to
get involved in everyday politics.
Visit the website for latest plots and plans.

Company: Movements, Deals and Drinks
Art in the shape of a community drinks entreprise.
www.companydrinks.info

International Village Shop
Myvillages has just added a new permentant counter to the ongoing International Village Shop
at Kunstverein Neuenkirchen in rural Northern Germany.

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RECENTLY PUBLISHED ......

International Village Show
Edited and produced by Myvillages.
Get a copy from www.jovis.de

Economy as Public Space. Trade as Public Realm.
Your Money or Your Life: Feminist Perspectives on Economy. Edited by Bonnie Fortune and Lise Skou.
Booklet #3, Trade Test Site Imprint, 2016

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PREVIOUS .................

Thursday 12 October 2017
Twinned Drinks Launch
Goethe Institute Glasgow
In partnership with Bottle of Ginger and CCA Glasgow

Tuesday 10 October 2017 from 7.30 - 10pm
The London Salon: edgelands
Museum of London
As part of the City Now City Future programme

5 - 8 October 2017
Company Drinks Bar
Frieze Art Fair
Regent's Park, London
(e-mail me if you want to help out at the bar and get a free ticket)

Saturday 23 September 2017
Launch Event and Open House
Company Drinks' New Permanent Base
Come along to see our new premises, taste the 2017 drinks range and local food, and find out more about various public programmes we are running throughout the year, plus stalls and contributions by close partners.

Thursday 29 June
All Villages in One Place
Antje Schiffers, Kathrin Böhm and Wapke Feenstra from Myvillages in conversation with Sally Tallant (Liverpool Biennial)
To book a ticket click here.
Whitechapel Gallery, London

Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June
5th Annual Community Haystack
With scything training. lunch talk on commoning, haystack building, scything competition and
bring your own picnic.
Walthamstow Marshes, east London, all day

Thursday 6 June, 10.30am -8pm
Learn To Act International Workshop
Co-organised with Doina Petrescu (University of Sheffield/School or Architecture, aaaa) and Tom James.
To book a free ticket click here.
Theatre Delicatessen, Sheffield

Thursday 25 May at 7pm
Haystack Talk with Severine von Tscharner Fleming
7a Vyner Street, London E2

02 March - 26 April 2017
Drawing Biennial
Drawing Room, London

17 March - 18 June 2017
Creating the Countryside
Compton Verney, Warwickshire, UK

Friday 24 February 2017, 2-6pm
Planetary Futures Seminar: Postcapitalist Art Worlds
Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS)
Common Ground, Ground Floor, South Wing, Wilkins Building

Wednesday 22 February 2017 at 7pm
Together with Bottle of Ginger
What is Ginger?
Organised by CCA Glasgow
Manufactory, 142 Crownpoint Rd, Glasgow

Friday 10 February 2017 at 7pm
Eco Nomadic School
as part of public works' Friday Sessions
and Civic University Programme
Tate Modern, Switch House, Tate Exchange, 5th Floor

Sunday 5 February from 2-3.30pm
Community Haystack 2017 Planning Meeting
The Waterworks Centre
Lammas Road, London E10 7QB

#UniteAgainstDividers
13-15 January 2017
Join us for Unite Against Dividers, a weekend full of activities, debates and questions about what the arts should do after the EU referendum. Updates and the full programme are published on www.keepitcomplex.eu
To book tickets for any of the sessions click here.

17 September - 23 December 2016
International Village Show 7/8 at GfZK, Leipzig
The penultima episode of the two year long International Village Show at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Leipzig features a South African version of Antje Schiffers' ongoing I am a farmer and want to stay one project, the Foreign Pickers Film and related drinks and maps.

Since June 2016
spaceREC, commissioned by 1215.today
Recording and reclaiming creative spaces in Leeds

Friday 2 and Saturday 3 December
Presentation, celebration and convention
Part eight out of eight of the International Village Show
opens at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Leipzig

Thursday 10 November, 9.30am
Cultural Infrastructure Round Table at Space Studios, Triangle,
organised by Theatrum Mundi, LSE

Tuesday 8 November, 10am - 5pm
Company Drinks Study Day
With Cooking Sessions' RCA MA Architecture Studio,
various locations in Barking and Dagenham

Sunday 6 November, 4-6pm
Icebers and Haystacks (and other illustrations to talk about economy),
and informal coffee and cake afternoon and conversation with Katherine Gibson
at 7a Vyner Street, E2

Thursday 27 October at 7pm
Foreign Pickers
Film screening and conversation with Toby Butler,
as part of Newham Heritage Week, Startford Campus, University of East London

Wednesday 26 October from 7pm
Haystack on Gleaning with Natalie Joelle at 7a Vyner Street, E2
www.h-a-y-s-t-a-c-k-s.net

Company Drinks Bar at Frieze London
5 - 9 October, Regent's Park, London

25 June - 09 October 2016
Company Drinks is part of the
Teesside World Exposition of Art and Technology
at mima, Middlesbrough

Sunday 2 October, 5-7pm
Art in Romney Marshes
Launch event and Company Drinks bar at St George's Church in Ivychurch, Kent

Saturday 1st October at 6.00 pm
Foreign PickersScreening
Five Oak Green United Church (Badsell Rd), Kent

Keep it Complex - Make it Clear
Sunday 25 September, all afternoon, Vyner Street, London E2

9 September 2016
Third annual Company Drinks 'Hopping Trip' to Little Finchcock Farm in Kent.

Building Companies
Wednesday 28 at 7.30pm, CCA, Glasgow

Sunday 11 September, 11am, Kunst- und Kulturvereins Alte Schule Baruth
Himmel+Erde

Wednesday 7 September, 7-9pm
Film Screening and talk
at Delfina Foundation, London

Sunday 10 July 2016
EU-UK campaign
The UK might leave the EU, but the issues remain the same.
Join us on 10 July at 7pm at my studio if you want to get involved.
We are currently preparing for the campaign to continue as a a trans-national and border-less one. Please keep following us and we’ll be back with next steps very soon.

Friday 15 July 2016
Hoppers Huts Study and Mapping day
and
Saturday 16 July 2016
Picking and Hopping Afternoon in Kent
Meet at the Hoppers Hospital in Kent on both days.

Friday 22 July
Launch event 'Brown at Work'
Croome Estate, Worcestershire
Commissioned by the National Trust

Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 July 2016
Community Haystsck
Walthamstow Marshes, east London
For the full programme click here

Making Use
Curated by Sebastian Cichocki and Kuba Szreder
Museum of Modern Art Warsaw

29 June 2016, 7.30pm
Haystack with Georgina Barney
Towards a Museum of Contemporary Farming:
a walk through of the agricultural dioramas in the Science Museum
Science Museum, London

17 June 2016, 7-9pm
spaceREC launch
Arts Hostel Leeds

Until 23 June 2016
www.EU-UK.info
Website campaign and event

1 - 23 June 2016
EU-UK Countdown
Actions, Posters and Events across the country.
Visit the website for details.

2 June 2016, 7pm
Company Drinks Talk
Studio RCA
Nine Elms Lane, London SW8 5AU

Wedneday 15 and Tuesday 28 June
from 10am to 1pm
Scything Sessions with Ida Fabrizio
Meeting point at WaterWorks Centre
Lammas Road (off Lea Bridge Road)
London E10 7QB

1 May 2016
EU-UK Action Day
at various venues in London.
Visit the website for details.

28 April 2016
Sour Brexit drinks workshop from 2-4.30pm, with Company Drinks and Square Root Soda
at Dagenham Library, Heathway, Dagenham

22 and 23 April 2016
Haystack with Gaja Mežnarić Osole
Japanese Knotweed and Foraging as Public Performance, talk at Phytology, Friday 22nd from 6.30pm, Bethnal Green Nature Reserve.
Foraging Walk on Saturday 23rd in Dagenham from 2-4pm.

21 April 2016, 12-5pm
PARK Lek Public Enquiries Seminar with Mary Jane Jacob, Mick Wilson, Lia Ghilardi, Helena Selder, Kerstin Bergendal
Valand Academy, Göteborg

20 April 2016 from 3-6pm
Presentation and workshop for Trade Test Site
with Lise Skou, Aarhus, DK

26th February 2016, 1-4 pm
Company: Movements, Deals and Drinks
Talk, Book Launch and Company Drinks Bar as part of the ICA's Culture Now series
ICA, London

Saturday 20th February, 1-3pm
Company: Movements, Deals and Drinks
Local Launch
Valence House Visitor Centre, Becontree Avenue, Dagenham

6th February 2016, 11am - 4pm
Public LaunchBrand News
Ashley Square News Agent, Loughborough
together with An Endless Supply and
as part of Market Town, LU Arts, Loughborough

28th January 2016, from 7.30pm
Haystack with Rosemary Shirley
on her recent publication
Rural Modernity, Everyday Life and Visual Culture
7a Vyner Street, London E2

17th December, from 4pm
X-mas drinks at the Studio
7a Vyner Street. London E2
together with Melanie Mues and Celine Condorelli

5th December 2015, 3.45pm
Collaborative Civic Resilience
as part of COP21 in Paris
Organised by aaa/R-Urban

27th November 2015 at 5pm
International Village Show 4/8
Winterdisplay, launch
Museum of Contemporary Art, Leipzig

26th November 2015
The Rise of the Local
Seminar with Naomi Diamond, David Boyle and Kathrin Böhm
As part of Market Town
Loughborough University

16th November at 5pm
The Next City
Bristol Festival of Ideas
Knowle West Media Centre
Bristol

14th November 2015, 2-5pm
Company Drinks 2015 Launch
With an illustrated talk by The Gentle Author
Dagenham Library, Dagenham Heathway

13th-18th October 2015
Company Drinks Frieze Bar,
Frieze Art Fair, Regent's Ark, London

18th October 2015
Company Drinks Serpentine Marathon Bar
Serpentine Galleries, London

13th June - 18th October
Grow it Yourself
Group Exhibition
PAV, Turin

23rd June - 11th September 2015
Company: Movements, Deals and Drinks
as part of Inside Cities: art and the built environment
ARUP, 8 Fitzroy Street, London W1T

Friday 4th September, 7-9pm
Opening International Village Show 3/8
Brezoi (RO) meets Deer Trail (USA) and Ljouwert (NL)
Myvillages Gartenhaus, Museum of Contemporary Art (GfZK), Leipzig

Saturday and Sunday 1st and 2nd August
Community Haystack 2015
Walthamstow Marshes, London R17

Friday 14th August, 6-9pm
Exhibition opening
Art in restaurants is on the same level as food in museums
with Company Drinks at Turf Projects, Keeley Road, Croydon, CR0 1TF

Sunday 30th August, 3-5pm
Closing event, Lending Shape to Form as part of A-Z Marzona Collection
Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin

Saturday 11th July, 2-5pm
Talk and workshop
Centre for Art and Urbanistic, Berlin

Friday 10th July at 5pm
Museum for Contemporary Art, Leipzig
Official opening of the rebuilt garden platform,
with students from Muldental and Till Richter,
fast food, muesli ice cream and special drinks.
Part of the International Village Show

Saturday and Sunday 4th and 5th July, all day
Company Drinks Bar and 'All Things Hopping' Exhibition
Barking Folk Festival, in partnership with The Barbican
Barking Town Square

Wednesday 10th June at 7pm
Haystack: An Edge Effect
Book launch and talk with Bonnie Fortune
7a Vyner Street, London E2

Tuesday 9th June at 6.30pm
Kathrin Böhm and Gavin Wade
Talk at Cannon Hill Art School
MAC, Birmimgham

Sunday 7th June from 11am-4pm
First Company Drinks Bar of the Year
Eastbrookend Country Fair
Dagenham

Tuesday 12th May at 7pm
Haystack Settlers in England
Film screening and conversation with Ian Nesbitt
7a Vyner Street, London E2

Saturday 23rd May at 2pm
Hopping, talk and reading
with author Melanie McGrath
Dagenham Library, Dagenham

Friday 8th May at 7pm
Opening of International Village Show 2/8
Spanish Villages and Leipzig's Umland
Museum of Contemporary Art Leipzig

Tuesday 28th April at 7pm
A 100-Mile Conversation
Haystack with Nathan Burr and Louis Buckley
7a Vyner Street, London E2

Saturday 21st March
From the Village to the World
Haystack with With Ana Džokić and Marc Neelen, STEALTH.unlimited
Vyner Street Studio, London E2

Wednesday 18th March, 4-8pm
Urban Makers, Makers' Economies
Research Seminar
Sheffield School of Architecture

Recent dates:
Friday 27th March
Glocal Design Conference
Presentation together with Doina Petrescu
University of Bolzano

Wednesday 1st April, 6.30pm
Ghana links and Leipzig stories
Community Hall, 96179 Höfen, Upper Franconia

Friday 11th April, 11am and 2pm
DIY Cola workshop with Kate Rich
as part of Company: Movement, Deals and Drinks
Dagenham Library, Heatway, Dagenham

24th and 25th April
Eco Nomadic School Rotterdam
Two day seminar and visits, organised by Myvillages and Caroline Zeevat

Saturday 28th February 2015 at 12.15pm
Re-Imagining Rurality Conference
Keynote paper Kathrin Böhm and Miranda Pope
University of Westminster, London

Sunday 8th March at 12pm
Company at WOW Bites
Women of the World Festival
Southbank Centre, London

Sunday 15th March at 11am
1st Community Haystack Meeting
For those interested in getting involved in
developing and running the annual haystack
event on the Walthamstow Marshes.
Waterworks, Lammas Road, London E10 7QB

Thursday 12th Feb at 2pm
Presenting Company as part of the
Planetarity Research Symposium,
Goldsmiths College, London

Friday 6th February 2015
Opening of Myvillages' International Village Show
Museum for Contemporary Art, Leipzig.
Feb 2015 - November 2016

Friday 19th December
Studio Drinks and Mini-X-mas Market
With the International Village Shop,
editions by Céline Condorelli and DJ Simpson,
Cordial Hampers by Company,
Rosalie Schweiker's Sex Sop and others.
From 3-9pm at 7a Vyner Street, London E2

Sunday 30th November
Annual Sauerkraut Making
From 3-5pm at Vyner Street, London E2

Friday 14 November, 7pm
Kosovo Haystack Portraits
With Lala Meredith-Vula

30 and 31 October
Economadic School Workshop, Höfen, Germany

13 - 17 October
Company Bar at Frieze Art Fair, Regent's Park, London

Monday 6 October, Eastbury Manor House, Dagenham
Company: Movements, Deals and Drinks, local launch

Sunday 21 September, 2-5pm
International Village Shop opens for a few hours on the Floating Cinema, includes special sales session with Jo Waterhouse.

Sunday 14 September
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Heathrow Orchard Walk (autumn version) with Kate Corder

Friday 8th and Saturday 9th August
2-5pm, Millennium Centre, Eastbrookend Park, Dagenham
Make Your Own Cola Workshop with Kate Rich (Cube Cola)
Cola concentrate production and carbonation

Friday 1 to Sunday 3 August
Community Haystack
A community hay harvest on Walthamstow Marshes in east London with scything workshops during the day, public talks in the evenings and haystack building on Sunday afternoon.

21 May - 27 July 2014
Money Distribution Machine and Other Useful Contraptions
Exhibition and Production Station at Peckham Platform

Friday 25 July, 6.30-8.30
DIY Slot Machines, talk with Tim Hunkin

International Village Show
Introduction event
Museum for Contemporary Art, Leipzig
17 June 2014, 2-10pm

Friday 27 June, 6.30-8.30pm
Talk and discussion with David Boyle from the New Economics Foundation, CoolTan Arts’ director Michelle Baharier and myself.

Sheep Sketchbook
Revising the Pastoral Tradition
Curated by Georgina Barney
18 April - 6 June 2014
Syson Gallery, Nottingham

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"Going down to Kent"
Talk with historian Mark Watson
Saturday 24 May, 2pm
Valence House, Dagenham

'Hopping' Reminiscence afternoon
Saturday 3 May, 2-4pm
Valence House, Dagenham

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Heathrow Orchards Tour with Kate Corder
Sunday 27 April, 3-5pm

Going Down to Kent
Info stall at the Chadwell Heath History Fair
Saturday 26 April, 10am-4pm

Eco Nomadic School 2014
Friday 11 April at 2.30pm
Visit to the Hofer Stickerei
96179 Rattelsdorf, Germany

Trade Show at R-Urban
14 - 29 April 2014
Launch event Friday 14 March, 3-9pm, with a talk by Katherine Gibson at 7pm and 'Cube Cola Bar' by Kate Rich
Agrocite, R-Urban, Colombes, Paris

Ballykinlar New Village Good
Workshops, 27-29 March
With PS2, Belfast

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'Care and Crisis' with architect Kim Trogal
Thursday 20 March, 7pm
Open School East, London

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The Ornamental Hermit
Thursday 6 March, 7-9pm
With artist Barnaby Hosking at
Gallery SE8, Deptford, London

Trade Show
7 Dec 2013 - 22 February 2014
Exhibition curated by Kathrin Böhm and Gavin Wade at Eastside Projects in Birmingham. www.t-r-a-d-e-s-h-o-w.org

Trade Talk
Constantin Petcou and Doina Petrescu (aaa), Paris
Tuesday 11 February at 7pm
Eastside Projects, Birmingham
aaa are presenting their R-Urban project in Paris, where Trade Show will be travelling next.

Trade Show Workshop
Aimee Zito Lema
Wednesday 12 February, 2–6pm
This special ‘Sitting is a Verb – Rietveld for (Un)usual business’ construction workshop will be run by artist Aimée Zito Lema, who has initiated communal constructions around the world where communities are making new public spaces.

Trade Show Competition
Birmingham Bullring Fishmongers Championship
Tuesday 18 February, 9.30–11am
Taking place in the Bull Ring Indoor Market, and organised by Sam Curtis as part of ‘Trade Show’, this event will bring together local fishmongers in a test of their skills.

Trade Talk
Ella Gibbs
Thursday 20 February, 6.30–8.30 pm
In ‘Trade Show’ Ella Gibbs has for the first time revisited the remaining archive from her 2003 project ‘Spare Time Job Centre’. Ella will reflect on this excavation and refer back to the ambitions and methodologies of the project.

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Haystack with artist Grace Ndiritu
Tuesday 28 January 2014 at 7pm
Regent Studio, East London

Trade Show: Feral Trade Café
Eastside Projects, Birmingham
15–18 January 2014, 12–5pm
Kate Rich is taking over the Black Pleasure kitchen to serve food and drinks from her Feral Trade network of producers and distributors.

Good News From Nowhere at The Architecture Foundation, London
3-20 December
Good News from Nowhere, a three week exhibition and events programme by Myvillages and Grizedale Arts.

Good News From Nowhere: Halls, Buildings, Public Use
Tues 17 December 2013, 7pm
An evening panel discussion exploring village halls and other rural public buildings, featuring the current development of the Coniston Cricket Pavilion, with Alistair Hudson, Pippa Martin, Kieran Long and Allan Sylvester.

Good News From Nowhere: Cows, Conservation and Controversy
Sat 14 December 2013, 2–5 pm
An afternoon session exploring the reality of running a farm, husbandry and conservation policies, featuring a talk, film screening and sausage making workshop. With Cumbrian farmer John Atkinson and artist filmmaker Maria Benjamin.

Good News From Nowhere: Shops, Buildings, Constructions
Wed 11 December 2013, 7pm
An evening panel discussion exploring shops and trade, local production and trans-local economies, in conversation with David Boyle, Fellow of the New Weather Institute and New Economics Foundation, London; Doina Petrescu, architect, co-founder atelier d'architecture autogérée and Professor of Architecture, University of Sheffield; and Barbara Steiner, curator and writer, Leipzig and Kathrin Böhm.

Tues 10 December 2013, 6pm
Trade Show exhibition tour and talk with curators Gavin Wade and Kathrin Böhm.

Tues 3 December 2013, 7pm
Good News From Nowhere: Farms, Land Use, Landscapes
With Clare Cumberlidge, curator, London; Paul Roncken, landscape architect and researcher, Wageningen University, NL; and John Urry, Professor in Sociology, Lancaster University, UK and Wapke Feenstra from Myvillages.

Thursday 14 November from 7-9 pm, Public Art Forum Contemporary Art Society, with Louise Coysh, Michaela Crimmin, Claire Doherty, Liza Fior, Kathrin Böhm

08 and 09 November 2013,
Eco Nomadic School Workshop at Agrocite/R-Urban in Paris

Friday 01 November, Haystack 06 at Lower Hewood Farm

26 September 2013 at 6pm
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Katrin Bohn and Kathrin Böhm
at the new Southbank Centre woodland garden.

18 September
Talk and workshop at a rural arts gathering in Vemb, DK

07 September 2013 at 3pm
Kathrin Böhm, Saturday Talks, Serpentine Gallery, London

Wednesday 28 August, Haystack_04 is going to take place on the Walthamstow Marshes

Saturday 6 July 2013 at 4.00 pm, Haystack 03 with Elisabeth Meyer-Renschhausen at Abbey Gardens, Stratford

Wednesday 3 July 2013 at 6.30 pm at Eastside Projects in Birmingham, Utopian talk-show by artist/architect collaboration Sophie Warren and Jonathan Mosley.
Rapid readings from their publication Beyond Utopia and related texts.

28 and 29 June 2013, R-Urban Research Seminar & Workshop
Location: AGROCITE & RECYCLAB, Colombes, Paris
Organised by aaa, speakers include Sandra Bartoli (TU Berlin), Katrin Bohn (Bohn&Viljoen), Kathrin Böhm (artist, London), Fernando Garcia Dory (Madrid), Katherine Gibson (UoWSydney), Henrik Ernstson (Resilience Centre, SE), Fionn Stevenson (SSoA, UoSheffield), Ramia Maze(Institute of Interactive Design, SE), Anne Querrien, Constantin Petcou, Doina Petrescu (aaa)

29 and 29 June 2013 at Agrocite, Colombes, Paris
A Two-Day-International Village Shop with goods from the wider network and as much local product from R-Urban as we can get hold of.

19 - 23 June 2013
A five day exhibition and public programme at The Showroom, London, linked to my I am a Shop project for the Communal Knowledge programme.

12 and 14 June 2013
Cut&Paste furniture making at Stockholm House in East London, as part of Andrea Francke's Read+Talk+Make Workshops.

11 June 2013 at 7pm
Haystack02 with artist Sigrid Holmwood on her ongoing Peasant Painter project. Generously hosted by Cullinan Richards at their studio on 6 Vyner Street, London E2.

06 June 2013
Launch of the Ittinger Ware and permanent International Village Shop for the Kunstmuseum Thurgau Collection.
At Kunstmuseum Thurgau, Kartause Ittingen, Warth, CH