Exhibition

OPEN JAR COLLECTIVE

Soil City

Date: 08 Apr 2016 – 25 Apr 2016
Type: Exhibition

Soil City is a long-term project initiated by Open Jar Collective, engaging with Glasgow residents and a wider community of scientists, artists and activists to reconsider the value of soil as a collective resource.

During Glasgow International, Open Jar Collective is undertaking a period of field research – investigating what soil is, what it does and why it matters. This will help to inform collaboration and community action to address issues of soil stewardship and land rights.

Visitors are invited to take part in the field research through practical soil testing, investigation and conversation. Drop by the Soil City Laboratory, temporarily housed in a railway arch on Osborne Street, where you can find out about Soil City’s programme of workshops, talks, events and walks, or catch up with the Mobile Research Unit as it tours the city, engaging the public in hands-on soil activities.

Supported by Glasgow International and The Seedbed Trust.

www.openjarcollective.co.uk


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opening times

Fri 8 April – Mon 25 April
Mon – Sun, 11am – 3pm

Location

Soil City Laboratory
3 Osborne Street
Glasgow, G1 5QN

contact@openjarcollective.co.uk

*Situated in a railway arch opposite The Modern Institute, Osborne Street.

getting here

Rail: Argyle Street

Subway: St Enochs

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible.