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In 2011, the Vancouver–based Lower Mainland Painting Co. established a temporary Artworkers Hall open to anyone who wanted to attend. Sandpaper membership cards signified their bearers’ self-identification as artists.

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Time/Bank currency is acquired by trading increments of one’s time, and can be swapped for goods and services within the global Time/Bank network.

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These ephemera portraits represent improvised issues of Landfill Quarterly, constructed by participants at the 2011 Creative Time Summit and exhibition.

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For The Cries of San Francisco, artists hawked their goods and services by calling out into the gallery and the city streets.

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In Letters Sent Sometime After the Continents Divorced, Alicia Escott addresses extinct species as long lost loves.

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This pamphlet illustrates how OurGoods, an online network and bartering platform, enables artists to trade  labor, space, skills, and objects to accomplish independent projects.

 

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Produced in response to a problem Ghana Think Tank collected during its residency at the Queens Museum of Art, this card is designed to mediate an immigrant-officer encounter.

 

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Through actions ranging from gathering sidewalk soot to designing rulers based on the lengths of participants’ feet, Futurefarmers: Intervals explored methods of learning about oneself and the world by walking.

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