The Great Donkey Walk

The Great Trading Project also known as the Great Donkey Walk is a long duration performance work about global trade. This happened in 2018. The project’s events at Amden Switzerland (located in the Swiss Alps) involved a pair of donkeys who brough a load of salt up the mountain. After carrying the salt the donkeys carried apples and honey. There were some trades and acquisitions from farmers and beekeepers. Another related performance ensued in 2019. Vestiges of the project are on view at Atelier Amden until September 2020.

I am grateful to Roman Kurzmeyer for organizing and curating and to Afred Richterich Stiftung for supporting the project financially. A brochure/poster is available from Atelier Amden.