Agent of Change: HEMP

The photographer Maren Krings has been working since July 2016 on this longterm, investigative documentary about hemp: A plant to transform human basic need into more sustainable practice for our planet.  In oder to document how the plant influences political systems, social behavior and environmental awareness worldwide, she has travelled 26 countries in the last…

Online Journal publication on hemp

04-07-2018 My quest on hemp has been going for almost 2 years now and first results are being produced. At the moment I am in Zürich, Switzerland at the trade fare “Criterion” with four of the players of my hemp story: Werner Schönthaler (Hempstone), Alpenpioniere, Ecopassion and Glärnisch Textil. Really the well known company “Freitag”…

Hanf – Samen für eine neue Welt

06-27-2017 Hemp seems to celebrate a certain renaissance at the moment. The ancient plant has finally been rediscovered for all the brilliant qualities it has! Without wanting to be in the middle of a hype I discovered hemp for myself a year ago in the beautiful South Tyrollean village of Tschengls… and this is where the adventure…