Schermata 2018-11-09 alle 15.22.07OPERATIVE WORKSHOP LW-CIRCUS | LANDSCAPE DESIGN METHODS BASED on SOCIAL PRACTICE – LWC-ChinaLab018@TA-Xixinan| 3rd – 10th DECEMBER 2018 | TURENSCAPE ACADEMY – XIXINAN – Shared practice strategies for rural areas preservation and cultural landscape revaluation

SHARED OPERATIVE PROGRAM to create Ephemeral Installations, between public art and land art, realized on site by the revisitation and assembling of recycled natural material transported by the changing channels system moods or coming from traditional way of building and hand craft working.

The experiential workshop, based on research in the field, looks for operative sharing methods in collaboration with local communities and their relationship and coexistence with environmentally sensitive areas; investigates shared practices; looks for devices able to give long-term life through sustainable development; works for a RESILIENT and INCLUSIVE rural future for the local community.

The Activity will be set on the XIXINAN rural Village in its exceptional landscape context and its main topic will be around the shared practice strategies in collaboration with the locals, looking to protect and valorize the Village, the channel system and its cultural landscape’s value.

The LWC-ChinaLab018@TA-Xixinan’s program, will permit the participants to explore ancient classic Chinese Hui architecture, experience heritage village life that is over 1,000 years old, study traditional water canal system, unearth the mystery of Hui Sculpting and Wood Carving, examine the Grand Old Pavilion ancient architectural mansion and discover the rich history behind Chinese ink painting and ink slabs.

INTERNATIONAL LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS & ARTISTS – TEAM LEADERS:
Pedro CAMARENA | UNAM – Laap + LWC-Mx | CDMX
Neville MARS | MARS + Dinamic City Foundation | Shanghai
Annacaterina PIRAS | LWCircus – IT | Florence – Rome
Kongjian YU | Turenscape Academy + PKU | Beijing

SPECIAL GUESTS & GUESTS CRITIQUES
Wang FANG | Logon Architecture | Shanghai
Manfredi LEONE | LandLabPA + DARCH/UNIPA | Palermo

SCIENTIFIC COORDINATION – Annacaterina PIRAS | LWCircus -Italia

TUTORS & LOGISTIC REFERENTS
Wassim CHAMOUN | Binling HUANG | Jinbao ZHONG | Zhenyu YUAN | Fangying LIU

PHOTOGRAPHERS, VIDEO-MAKERS
Andrea FAGGIONI | Kazuhiro ISHIYAMA

PARTNERS, COLLABORATIONS & PATRONAGES
LWCircus – ONLUS | Florence + Rome + CDMX – TURENSCAPE ACADEMY | Beijing – XIXINAN Administration| Xixinan – REPSA – UNAM – Universidad Autooma de Mexico | CDMX – MARS + Dynamic City Foundation | Shanghai – LandLabPA + DARCH/UNIPA | Palermo – LANDUUM | Merida – LAF – Landscape Architecture Frontiers | Beijing – SMALL ZINE | Italy – RIVA – MUS.E – Le Murate. Progetti Arte Contemporanea| Florence – AIAPP_ TUM Toscana Umbria Marche.

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