___The program -In The Age of Post-Drought- is dedicated to the global water-related challenges. Transnatural organises a series of exhibitions that aim to address these pressing issues in Amsterdam, at the Dutch Design Week and  Grand Hornu (CID) in Belgium. A unique side-program will take place on Oerol,  Into the Great Wide Open and in Amsterdam  with installations, performances, talks and workshops. Due to climate change and the rapid world population growth, water scarcity is grown to be one of the biggest threats facing life on earth in the 21st century. Currently only 3% of the earth’s water supplies consist of freshwater. A multitude of life forms on earth are experiencing the devastating effects of water scarcity; plants-and animal species are threatened with extinction, as their habitat is becoming completely eroded as a result of water issues. In addition, water issues bring a host of new complex challenges, such as the increasing threat of the global rising sea level, which can have devastating effects on lowland plains. Extreme weather conditions will happen more frequently and will cause severe damage to natural habitats. Apart from scarcity, there is also the increasing issue of water pollution caused by (micro)plastics, chemicals and the noise pollution that is occurring in our rivers and seas. The different types of pollution are penetrating the food-chains and in doing so, effect all organic life on Earth. It is apparent that our water infrastructures are very much distorted. In the Age of Post-Drought is an exploration into the various small and large-scale (bio-)technical designs, solutions, experiments and artistic interventions that can contribute to a more ecological friendly future in which water-related issues will be a problem of the past. These problems are looked at from four different angles: water scarcity, water pollution, water nuisance and desertification. First projects & participants Amphibio / Jun Kamei Clams / Marco Barotti Still / Formafantasma for Lobmeyr Aquatocene / Robertina Šebjanič Tropical City / Jolan van der Wiel Eliodomestico/ Gabriele Diamanti Creating Water Foundation Under the Surface / Maze de Boer Swans / Marco Barotti Moon water / Sare Nuytemans Pseudomorph / Zoro Feigl New work / Lennart Lahuis The Aquatic State / Tez & Federica Murgia Waterlanders / LOLA Landscape Architects Centre for Innovation and Design - Grand Hornu 7 March - 25 July 2021 Address, Rue Sainte-Louise, 82, 7301 Hornu - Belgium Transnatural, 1 March – 20 December 2019 Open: Tue. – Fri., 10.00h – 17.00h / Sat 13.00h – 17.00h Address: Lijnbaansgracht 148a, Amsterdam Oerol, 14 – 23 June 2019 Address: Island of Terschelling Into The Great Wide Open, 29 Aug –  1 Sept  2019 Address: Island of Vlieland EYE filmmuseum, Tuesday 1 October  2019 Address: IJpromenade 1, Amsterdam Dutch Design Week,  19 – 27 October 2019 Address:  Eindhoven Visit the website In The Age of Post Drought Join Facebook event Supported by: Transnatural LabelCreative Industries fund NLAmsterdams Fonds voor de KunstPrins Bernhard Cultuurfonds, BankGiro Loterij Fonds, Stichting Stokroos, Mondriaan Fund Photography by Mikito Tateisi for Jun Kamei