Garment Work (2010)

Garment Work, recently on exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago and Artisterium at the State Silk Museum in Tbilisi Georgia, was originally conducted in residence at the Leipziger Baumwollspinnerei, formerly one of the largest and longest-running textile mills in the world. A site for early radical socialist organizing and a haven of […]

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The Winter 2009 Unlympic Games

From January to February, the Winter 2009 Unlympic Games were a series of competitive events that engaged Chicago residents in active dialogue about the 2016 Olympic bid. The Unlympics looked at highly organized, internationally recognized, massively marketed, thoroughly branded, and extremely expensive sporting events not from a pro or con standpoint, but from a questioning […]

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The Boston Phoenix

“Since 11 am on Tuesday, September 2, the first (albeit rejiggered) full day of the Republican National Convention (RNC), masses of cops indistinguishable from one another had suited up in riot gear pulled from the backs of open Ford Expeditions. Now, they were forming a thick perimeter around the St. Paul Capitol grounds, where happy […]

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The Foundation For Freedom (2008)

Co-founded with Steve Lambert of the Anti-Advertising Agency in 2008, the Foundation For Freedom was a short-term project to raise money to give an advertising, PR, or marketing executive willing to quit their job for the one-time grant. Throughout the spring and summer, we held job-quitting and resume writing workshops, ran a massive email campaign targeting […]

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