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To cultivate introspection and connection in a space known for engendering anxiety and detachment, MyNerva variously took the form of an office party, corporate retreat, and collaborative brainstorming session.

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Animal Estates builds new dwellings for displaced species, inviting them to return to the same cities that drove them out.

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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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Superflex collaborated with Brazilian farmers’ collective COAIMA to produce Guaranápower, a soft drink that competed with the European guaraná soda.

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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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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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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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During a residency at Temescal Amity Works, the artists’ collaborative It Can Change invited neighbors to attend conversations directed at “changing the local environment.”

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