Refugio for Art & Research in the Chilean Andes. We invite artists, scientists and other creative thinkers and makers to envision alternative perspectives on the relationship with our planet. We explore the potential, the (un)thinkable and the imaginable.

  • 2020 Research Program| BLACK EARTH | postponed

    open call

    As this global pandemic crisis quickly unfolds, we have had to cancel our residency program 'BLACK EARTH - cultivating biodiversity’ and postpone to a later date, until it's safe and sane for everyone to travel and interact again. Read more

  • The Pewen Project


    The development of the research and bio-cultural conservation project ‘Reviving the Pewen’, lead by Dutch-Chilean environmental sociologist Darko Lagunas and facilitated by Valley of the Possible, has taken its first steps. 

  • Exploration of a Multiform Space


    FAAD/ARCA, Cookies (NL) and Valley of the Possible (CL/NL), started the first phase of a collaborative research and investigation into to the design of a multiform artistic and communal creative centre. Read more

  • Reflections on our first Residency & Research Program


    In a short video, six participants introduce their individual research projects and give us an insight into their thoughts on some of the most pressing topics of our time. Learn more