From August 24 to September 1, 2019 twenty artists, activists and volunteers from Russia and Belarus took part in the CONTACT art residence
in Belovezhskaya Pushcha. They interviewed Novyj Dvor residents about their experience with the forest and the national park, created several murals in the village and decorated the hike path with land-art objects. The curator of the residence was an audiovisual artist and researcher bazinato
, well known for his scandalous work
Зелёный портал (greenbelarus.info) gave a brief overview
of the art residence and volunteer program in Belarus, as well as the final festival at Vojtov Most. You can also have a look at the photos and read about the results of the project here
CONTACT is part of the International Volunteer Exchange
program organized by Dekabristen e.V. in cooperation with the Belarusian organizations Vremya Zemli
with the support of the German Foregn Office.