Cut and Rescue
Gerobak Sablon Gerobak Sodor
A unique kind of vehicle is
traveling through the district of Malburgen: a Gerobak Sablon, “cart
in Javanese. This cart has
been created by the artists collective Cut And Rescue, from Indonesia.
Do you have something you’d
like to trade? Choose a print pattern, and Cut And Rescue will use it to print
a T-shirt, bag, or sticker. These prints are inspired by their experiences
during their month-long stay in Malburgen.
Cut And Rescue is also
organizing a festival where games take on a different meaning for the
residents. Gerobak Sodor is a pun on “Gobak Sodor”, a traditional
For SONSBEEK ’16, ruangrupa
has invited various collectives to experience a given district of Arnhem, and
to put it on the map. Cut And Rescue is one of these collectives. In a
multidisciplinary way, Cut And Rescue researches and develops ideas that remind
the ‘audience’ that culture has not yet become obsolete.
After the Second World War,
Malburgen was created as a new neighborhood on the other side of the Rhine
river, in the south of Arnhem. ruangrupa and the ruru huis worked with
various groups in Malburgen, including the football team Arnhemia.