Open Cambridge: Vegetal Hospitality online talk

Date(s) - 14 September 2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join artist Emma Smith to explore the hospitality of vegetal communities, inspired by the history of allotments in Petersfield and Romsey.

This talk will share plants that can be foraged in urban spaces as well as reflections on living reciprocally with our more than human co-habitants.

The talk is free however spaces must be prebooked.

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This talk will explore the hospitality of urban plants, their foragable offerings and expertise in sharing and ask how we might reciprocate.

This talk is part of Emma Smith’s art project Phuplec: an artwork that celebrates the small, the wild, the overripe, the rotten, the undesired and the redundant as necessary tactics for a sustainable future. Phuplec is commissioned by Resonance-Cambridge where Emma is the artist-in-residence for Cromwell Road.

Cromwell Road is part of Resonance-Cambridge, the public art programme commissioned by Cambridge Investment Partnership. Further information about the creative programme can be found at

This event is being held as part of Open Cambridge 2021, which will take place from 10 – 19 September 2021.

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