Geert Vermeire

Geert Vermeire

co-founder of walk · listen · create
(Belgium)

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Geert Vermeire is a curator, poet and artist, moving constantly between Greece, Portugal and Brazil, with a focus on spatial writing, locative sound & performance and social practices. He develops collaborative processes, departing from the ethical involvement of cultural action, together with other creatives and activists comprising ecologists, anthropologists, musicologists, engineers-software developers and multimedia artists. He manages walk listen create, a web portal and online community for walking artists, coordinating Sound Walk September. He is also co-founder of Supercluster, a platform for learning and creating with site specific and locative media, leaning on deep knowledge and agency for a more than human planet, nex to next being the European curator of the Into the Artmosphere/Oika project, that he coordinates together with environmental scientist Rich Blundell. He coordinates, together with Yannis Ziogas, WAC, a bi-annual International Walking Encounters/Conference in Prespa, Greece. Specific interest in his practice goes to walking as a creative instrument, unfolding around human connections, text and space, resulting in works of arts, site-specific interventions, locative media and in creative walks engaging both with the landscape and with those walking through the landscape.

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