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 political situation in Catalonia has made us more aware of vital grassroots organisations and NGOs that we will collaborate with.
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.
Our last residency in July and August 2017 was in Sainte Colombe sur l'Hers near Foix, France,
A rejuvenating lake was only three kms away from Cat'art.
Art in Nature
Our workshops on artistic creation in nature are personally transformative.
Improvisation and sociocratic decision making is at the heart of our community.
We seek to create an eco centre to address climate change.
is one of our shared practices.
We all share responsibility for creating delicious food and sourcing local and organic ingredients.
All participants contribute to the community through being of service.
Good food deserves an improvised grace to celebrate.
Since the Monastery of Dreams in 2015 we have welcomed visitors from all over Europe and beyond.
Our group met to reflect on our past and think about our future. We are still thinking.
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.
The ideas and practices central to previous residences in Spain and France
MOVEMENT, DANCE & IMPROVISATION
DEEP DEMOCRACY & SPIRITUALITY
PEDAGOGY & SOCIAL CHANGE
SOMATIC PRACTICES ON EARTH AND WATER