A social practice project – a bartering booth serving as an alternative mini system of exchange in downtown Bennington. Objectives include creating street traffic, drawing attention to local businesses, and exploring the question of value. 40 more words
Last week I had an opportunity to talk with Yvonne Shortt about her Tiny House collaborative community build to empower women and artists.
Tell me a little about your Tiny House project like why are you doing it? 667 more words
It’s too easy to succumb to despair, overwhelm, revulsion, and spirit fatigue in the present political climate. But succumbing to any self-defeating spirit at the expense of constructive engagement isn’t an option at this moment in America. 1,006 more words
Can we achieve a more sustainable food consumption by reframing the act of eating as a social practice? Conventional approaches which see unsustainable eating practices as the result of individuals choosing to behave in environmentally damaging ways are questionable, as they do not take into account the social, political, institutional and other factors which shape how people act. 3,699 more words