Knockvologan Library

Books

Once in a while we turn our living room into a semi-public library. You will find books about art, design, craft, poetry, philosophy, anthropology, geology, biology, gardening, beekeeping, cooking and more.

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Arandora Star

Publication

On Tuesday 2nd July 1940 while on the way to Canada the Arandora Star had been torpedoed off the coast of Ireland by a German submarine.

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Miek Zwamborn
Cooking with Q

Recipes

Together with Amsterdam based jewellery artist, fashion designer and cook Q (Hisashi Shibata) we have been cooking with seaweed for one entire week in October. Our goal was to invent a range of seaweed based dishes and snacks and share these with food enthusiasts on the Island.

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Into The Great Wide Open (ITGWO )

Project

How can a landscape, looked at through different eyes, and mapped out in a polyphonic and sensory way, grant new insights and outlooks, generate stories and offer possibilities for a more sustainable relationship between humans and their habitat?

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Miek Zwamborn
Staffa

Installation

Mimicking the tall basalt formations of the Staffa island and its dark rock shelter a sculpture was developed which exists out of an original rubbing of one of the pillars, a handwritten compilation of historical texts about the cave and notes.

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Miek Zwamborn
Wieren

Publication

Life on earth in a nutshell: we breathe in what seaweed breathes out. Seaweed are the biggest producers of oxygen in the world. The English edition is on its way.

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Miek Zwamborn
Letter to late Krijn Giezen

Tribute

Late pioneer Krijn Giezen, a Dutch conceptual artist, sculptor, draftsman and passionated anglers ask the question which aesthetic forms we share and which we can imagine in an alternative society where money and power do not grow any further.

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Miek Zwamborn
Laminaria

Publication

Following a long winter, the first fresh young Sugar kelp washed ashore in Knockvologan Bay at the end of April 2018.

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Miek Zwamborn