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Social Network Analysis

We invited the brilliant Elisa Bellotti from The Mitchell Centre in Manchester to talk to us about social network analysis. Their work is all about showing social relationships in various types of representation conducive to mathematical analysis. 893 more words

Design Research

Another Social Practice Project That Isn’t One – Art, Life, and Community in VT (Part II)

Bethel’s Free University Re-Imagines Education, Unites Community

The town of Bethel is about to start its second year of Bethel University, a pop-up community school that offers a wide variety of free classes open to anyone, Bethel resident or beyond.

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ECH Stories of Resilience Cloth Art project - part 2

Following on from my residency at Emerald Community House (ECH) and in the lead up to this years annual PAVE festival I have begun stage two of the ‘Stories of Resilience in Cloth Art’ project – a workshop series where I invite locals to make their own cloth-artwork that tells a story about resilience and what it means to them. 1,061 more words


High Plains Drifters

low tech/high joy collaborative had a whale of a good time in Fargo, North Dakota last week.  We delivered pie to Colleen Sheehy and staff at the… 77 more words

Making Hospitable Democracy Happen: An Interview with Lexa Walsh

On February 7, Oakland-based artist Lexa Walsh brought together twelve individuals for a home-cooked meal and recipe exchange to facilitate conversation and community. Called Meal Ticket, the public event was held in conjunction with Make Things (Happen), an exhibition I organized featuring 45 artist-created activity sheets, which is currently on view at… 1,258 more words

Make Things (Happen)

Scott Stroud’s “John Dewey and the Artful Life: Pragmatism, Aesthetics, and Morality” – Chapters Seven and Eight

…I think the heart of the Deweyan challenge strikes deeper. How can we render everyday communication, such as that experienced in mundane conversations with friends, cashiers, and so on, aesthetic?

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Broken City Lab, Calgary, Canada

Broken City Lab is a project in Calgary, Canada run by an artist led interdisciplinary collective and no profit. They used a range of projects, events, workshops and interventions to explore their locality. 89 more words