How do we collectively care for Finsbury Park?
Which people and which creatures?
What part would you like to play?
This Summer, we invite you to join us at Furtherfield to explore these questions. Together we will make and play a game with various characters, imagining Finsbury Park in 2025 as the place where a global multispecies revolution begins – and changes the world forever.
How can you get involved?
Come and meet the game designers Cade and Ruth, and each other, at Furtherfield Commons for food, drink and a chat 17:00 – 18.30, Sunday, 8 March, or 11:00 – 17:00, Monday, 9 March.
About The Treaty of Finsbury Park 2025
At Summer Solstice a visiting delegation of artists, equipped with park blueprints, bylaws, data-sources, historical documents, and policies, will work with local envoys who present testimony from the many human and non-human lives of the park. Together, the two parties will work to mutually devise a treaty to govern the future actions of multispecies park users, turning the park itself into a “love machine”. This culminates in a public ceremonial treaty signing event.
The final treaty, audio recordings, photographs, and resulting artistic responses will be exhibited at Furtherfield Gallery and circulated online from July. Part role play game, part participatory performance, this event will be based at Furtherfield Commons and across Finsbury Park for three days at the Summer Solstice.
If you have any questions or would like more information, email Ruth at email@example.com.
There will be many other opportunities to participate if you can’t make these initial gatherings.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 870759, for CreaTures – Creative practice and transformations to sustainability.