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Kesselberg is situated in the middle of pinewoods, like 2 km from the next little village. Its an area of 48 has of wood, with two large buldings and several small ones, workshops, seminar house etc.
In the moment we are between 40 and 50 people, the majority are german
polish, but some are from Cuba, Denmark, Lithuania, Latvia,
Estonia, Switzerland, France, Pais Vasco, Israel, Italy. The majority
in the buidlings, but several live in caravans.
We are trying to live an alternative, to search for a local way out of
dilemma of competition, injustice, exploitation and destruction.
changes if you change it”, is the slogan of the project.
There are open workshops, where everybody can work with metal, wood,
bicycles, glass, can sew or develop photos in the dark room. Also there
sound studio, a seminar house, where groups can meet (and sleep), an
internet pool, a library, a free shop, and a sauna.
Everything works without money, or at least without prices, everybody
lives here or who does not live here can use everything, and can give
whatever S/He can or wants to, be it money, work, knowledge or nothing.
Including the people living here, nobody has to pay any rent, nor is it
obligatory to participate in the common work.
In the beginning the site was squatted, but later we had to buy, in order to
evicted. This was done without accepting any bank credit, just with
given or lend by people in solidarity.
Nevertheless, the place is open for all people, we
don´t believe in selling and buying the earth people walk and work
Nearly all the materials, tools and machines are conceived without
because they are produced abundantly and so much good stuff is thrown
Likewise the food we take what supermarkets throw away, or what is given in the end
the vegetable markets, and so on.
For power we have two windmills, we have our own water, we cook
heat with wood from our own woods, so that in these things too we try
autonomous, and try to not collaborate with war on gas or oil, nor in
destruction of the environment (by the use of nuclear energy, carbon,
It´s an attempt to live without money, but of course still some things
to be paid for (internet, telephone, sometimes tools and food, and some
debts for buying the terrain), but it´s not a lot, all of us work only
occasionally outside the place or produce some things they can sell
It´s a very open place, that means that nobody is rejected to live,
do whatever S/He wants here. There is no institution (bosses, councils,
plenaries – nothing of this), that could take decisions, everything is
in free cooperation between those who do have an interest and those who
affected by it. That means if you think, something should be done – do
If you don´t like what somebody did, tell him or her directly and look
solution together. It´s a chaos, but most of the times it works.
Neither have all of us the same idea o vision of this project, for
one might hate everything that´s got to do with civilisation and want
live with no electric light nor machines, and others, in contrary, are
computer specialists. Other are specialists in alternative energies,
look for solutions this way. Other work politcally, and participate in
organising direct actions. Others believe, we just have to change our
life and be the change we want to see. Some are very interested in
indigenous philosophy and their ways to live together, other will not
know what the expression “indigenous” stands for. And for many the
Kesselberg is nothing but a cheap (or cost free) place to live.
Of course, that being open for everybody also brings problems with it,
especially with alcohol and drugs, with not cleaning up, with not
not using chemicals in order to save our drinking water, etc. – and
there are conflicts about these issues. We are all children of the same
injust society, that is full of competition, which hasn´t shown us how
live in a community, we all have to learn that step for step.
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