Cultivated code: a trip with mythological artefacts

28 February 2016

Seemingly pupated oral narratives on monstrous phantasmical mythological figures transmitted by pre-scientific cultures, still in circuit today. Myths embedded in metaphors and decorations open up a window to illuminate geological phenomena and catastrophic events. Fiction as a mechanism and technology to understand the world. A whisper game passed on via 400 generations giving voice to the peripheral as a source material. Geomythology as the information that weaves itself into code into a chimera into an evidence of a real event.

Herewith an invitation to a trip to Stonehenge on Sunday, February 28. We are planning on taking the train from London Waterloo at 9:30 and back from Salisbury at 17:27. The trip is an occasion to read together, to visit a prehistoric monument surrounded by myths, and to walk around in the area. A pamphlet with writings from Michel Serres, Dorothy B. Vitaliano, Bernard Stiegler, and Barbara Novak amongst others will be printed for each participant.

As the journey is long, please bring food.

Train ride is £15 return. If there is any driver interested in joining we will organise a big car instead, which will make the transportation much cheaper.

An additional entrance fee of £15 for to Stonehenge (one can also try hop the fence).

As advance booking is required: please write us on info@jupiterwoods.com if you would like to join and we will provide all necessary information.


This is an event organised as part of Matilda Tjäder's residency with Jupiter Woods over three weeks in February.