Sentimental (2014)

165 years after the creation of the Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions—a document written in 1848 by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Coffin Mott, Mary Ann McClintock, Elizabeth W. McClintock, and Jane Hunt and adopted by a committee of slightly over 100 men and women at the first Women’s Rights Convention in Seneca Falls, NY—hundreds of […]

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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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