Yoeri Guépin ~ Keywords: mental & enviromental health, autopoiesis, disappearing ecosystems, community, (agri)cultural memory, films, public gardens, preservation, stories

Yoeri Guépin is a visual artist, researcher and gardener working with communities, ecosystems and film. His experience of being brought up at a biodynamic farm, helping his parents in the fields since a young age, together with his interest in cultural histories and ecosystems, have resulted in an array of ecological projects. These projects often find their form in gardens that act as vessel and entrance to marginal (hi)stories and nonwestern epistemologies. Guépin holds a BA from Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht and an MA from the Dutch Art Institute in Arnhem. Current running (gardening) projects at Piet Zwart Institute Rotterdam, Stiftung Künstlerdorf Schöppingen and iii Workspace Den Haag. His films have been exhibited at Tent Rotterdam (2019), Guangdong Times Museum in Guangzhou (2021) and Kadist San Francisco (2022).




Learn more about Yoeri Guépin’s written MA thesis (DAI, 2013): Notes on Passive Engagement.

Yoeri returned to DAI in 2022 as a guest tutor for COOP study group You fed me when I was hungry: Food Commons and Ecology of Belonging

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