Feint (2012)

Over the course of two days in April 2011, 800 women laborers at two apparel factories in Cambodia lost consciousness. Over the next year, around 2200 more, in large groups, at different factories all around the country, followed. Government, reporters—even the big-name brands that buy the clothes, particularly H&M, the world’s second largest clothing manufacturer—investigated. […]

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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 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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AnneZine (1993-2004)

AnneZine was a long-running fanzine founded in 1993 with a proclaimed 47-issue print run, although for a couple of those years we actually didn’t put out any real issues, just talked about it a lot, and then some other years we just really didn’t feel like making any, so we pretended we did and then […]

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