Fri, Oct 20|
Will Water Want : 20-30 oktober - Land-Ally in the Dommel During Dutch Week 2023
Investigating the will and voice of the Dommel River in designing an urban environment. In and around the Dommel river a series of objects interact with the flowing water, producing water swirls and sounds. A billboard on the riverbank shows a system analysis of the Dommel’s basin, an examination o
Time & Location
Oct 20, 2023, 12:00 AM – Oct 29, 2023, 5:30 PM
Eindhoven, Stationsweg, 5613 BH Eindhoven, Netherlands
About the event
“Will Water Want” inquires how to design in alliance with the Dommel. The work explores the possibility of collaborating with a river, and how to listen to this non-human entity without reducing it to a mere object or appropriating it for human-centric interests.
How can the Dommel River become a designer of the landscape it flows through? How can a scientific perspective contribute to designing a city in alliance with Nature? What questions can you ask to imagine yourself in an impossible conversation with the Dommel? To explore these questions, the project takes the shape of a site-specific work consisting of a billboard and interactive installation.