Ptarmigan existed as a project space in Vallila from 2009-2011 and a mobile curatorial/creative platfom until 2014. We no longer exist as an organised collective, but this website will continue to serve as an archive of the activities produced as Ptarmigan during these years.
Some of the people who were involved with Ptarmigan are now operating Temporary.
The Ptarmigan staff will build vertical windowfarms to grow vegetables, flowers and herbs as a year-round DIY indoor farm. We're going to attempt to construct a a muti-column window farm in the blue room of Ptarmigan, using available online plans, so why don't you join us?
From windowfarms.org: "Windowfarms let you grow food year-round inside while maximizing space. They are vertical food-growing gardens that use a dirt-free technique called hydroponics. You can buy a kit or build your own using low-impact or recycled local materials. Having a windowfarm is more about the activity and experience of windowfarming, these are living systems; not just a pretty thing to look at."
We'll start spray-painting bottles and gathering other materials Friday night around 19:00, and Saturday at 12:00 we'll start working through the plans. Come along if you'd like to help or just want to hang out.