Whole Earth Catalyst: #WEC derives its name from the Whole Earth Catalogue a pre internet go-to, published between 1968 and 1972, which had an editorial focus on self-sufficiency, ecology, alternative education, DIY, and holism, using the slogan “access to tools”.
A series of talks and exhibition of artworks take place on an evolving basis, touching on the above mentioned topics with neo-quasi-branded updates such as: #biohacking, #biopunks, #smartcities, #awareaesthetics and #ecotising.
Artists include: Andreas Ervik, Carson Fisk-Vittori, Ella Goerner, Aaron Graham, Tue Greenfort, Joey Holder, Daniel Keller, Rachel Lord, Stephen Nachtigall and Marjetica Potrč. Contributors include: Alessandro Bava, DIS, Anke von der Heide, Martti Kalliala, Tanaz Modabber, Sascha Pohflepp, Jenna Sutela and Elvia Wilk.
WEC is a project initiated by artist Ella Goerner and formed in collaboration with The Composing Rooms. It is supported by the Kulturbeirat Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf