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LIVING ARTS BASE

A Community & Research Project

New Home/Network

New Home/Network

We continue to search for for a new home for LAB, and think about how we might also create a network of connected bases.

The Independence Crisis

The Independence Crisis

The political situation in Catalonia has made us more aware of vital grassroots organisations and NGOs that we will collaborate with.

Gironella Ecosoma Proposal

Gironella Ecosoma Proposal

We learnt much from the process of proposing a new community and research centre called Gironella Ecosoma. The proposed property unfortunately was sold to another buyer.

Cat'art

Cat'art

Our last residency in July and August 2017 was in Sainte Colombe sur l'Hers near Foix, France,

Transformative Landscapes

Transformative Landscapes

A rejuvenating lake was only three kms away from Cat'art.

Art in Nature

Art in Nature

Our workshops on artistic creation in nature are personally transformative.

Co-creation

Co-creation

Improvisation and sociocratic decision making is at the heart of our community.

Climate Change

Climate Change

We seek to create an eco centre to address climate change.

Contact Improvisation

Contact Improvisation

is one of our shared practices.

Vegetarian (Mostly!)

Vegetarian (Mostly!)

We all share responsibility for creating delicious food and sourcing local and organic ingredients.

Community Growth

Community Growth

All participants contribute to the community through being of service.

Pre-meal Ritual

Pre-meal Ritual

Good food deserves an improvised grace to celebrate.

International Nexus

International Nexus

Since the Monastery of Dreams in 2015 we have welcomed visitors from all over Europe and beyond.

Cardona 2018

Cardona 2018

Our group met to reflect on our past and think about our future. We are still thinking.

The Permanent Base?

The Permanent Base?

We visited three places for sale in Alt Emporda and La Garroxta during our last meeting to explore possibilities.

Without a summer residency base or imminent permanent home, our project is in a process of reflection and transformation.

OUR INTERESTS

The ideas and practices central to previous residences in Spain and France

MOVEMENT, DANCE & IMPROVISATION

PERFORMANCE

DEEP DEMOCRACY & SPIRITUALITY

PEDAGOGY & SOCIAL CHANGE

ECOLOGY

COMMUNITY LIVING

SOMATIC PRACTICES ON EARTH AND WATER

 ANTHROPOLOGY

 

Contact us

Carrer Montseny 24/5, 17006 Girona