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Mutant Corn Call for Collaborators!!!

Mutant Corn is a collaborative, agricultural art project that wants well…collaborators.  The project is inspired by the genetic, economic and social history of corn, and is in many ways an experiment in cross-breeding corn.  More importantly, it is an experiment in crossing the social boundaries of agriculture, science and art, which is something that can […]

MUTANT CORN : A Collaborative Agricultural Art Project

We’re collaborating on an art and agriculture project! And we’d love your help to make it awesome. Check out the details below and get in touch if you’d like to get in on it. MUTANT CORN : TRIFORCE For Summer 2015, The Dacha Project (Freevile, NY) and ArtCodex (Brooklyn, NY) are collaborating on “Mutant Corn,” […]

Documenting Dacha: My first day on the homestead

Hello! My name is Julia Nelson. I’m one of the new Media and Communication Interns for the Dacha Project. A recent graduate from the School of Art and Design at Alfred University, I studied sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, video and sound. I found my way to Ithaca due to my enrollment in the Community Herbal Intensive […]

Dacha ArtCamp to Celeberate our 5th!

We turn five this summer and are celebrating by getting together and making stuff! To learn more visit our Facebook event page or email us at dachaproject at gmail.

Giant Puppet Build Workshop

Giant puppets. Dark woods. Halloween party. Dacha. Lets build some!   We’re planning to have a party Fri the 2nd of Nov, Halloween style, with a night time walk through the woods where we will entertain guests with giant beasts and whatnot. Whatnot? Let’s make some of that – I’m talking giant paper mache creatures, […]

Film Crew Comes to Dachaland

Yes, yes, we love all our sustainable systems, but a lot of us here at the Dacha are also really into the arts. It is our hope to integrate the systems side of things with our love for music/art/writing..etc. Luckily for us, the arts have been coming to us. Recently Lisa Marie Patzer from Philly […]

Dacha Project – Excerpt from “EMPOWERED: Power from the People”

Laugh, cry, and marvel at how messy dacha land is. A group of amazing women make a movie and the Dacha Project is in it. If you haven’t seen it yet, check check it out. The clip below is all about us! See the whole thing and learn more about this ongoing project, and how […]

Art Installation of the Month: The Gates at Dacha Project

The Dacha Project recreates The Gates at Central Park in an attempt to bring big city culture to the stix.  You can see a visitor, Joe, enjoying the site  and the magnificence. Also we discovered that The Gates- luckily- serve a further function of marking where our footers will be dug.  Thx Gates. Also enjoy […]

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