Yasmine Ostendorf-Rodríguez

Yasmine Ostendorf is the founder of many initiatives at the intersection of art and ecology, including the Green Art Lab Alliance (gala)- a network of 60 art orgs across Asia, Latin-America and Europe working towards climate justice, the Future Materials Bank -a platform for knowledge exchange on sustainable materials for artists-, and the Nature Research Department at the Jan van Eyck Academy (NL). She has been curator-in-residence in various institutions, including Kunst Haus Wien (Austria), Ecologic Institute (Germany) Valley of the Possible (Chile), C-platform (China), Bamboo Curtain Studio (Taiwan), with colectivo amasijo (Mexico), Labverde (Brazil) and Capacete (Brazil). After having worked on a shiitake farm in Brazil during the pandemic, she is currently working on a new book called ‘Becoming Fungal’. The book will be published by Valiz (NL) early 2023. She is based in Mexico.