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Car Park to Bright Spark

This is a public art project I'm creating with Tandem Collective for Oxford's Christmas Light Festival, in partnership with Oxford Playhouse and Arts at the Old Fire Station. The project poses the question, "What would you put in your street, in the space currently taken up by parked cars?" ​ To take part, send a sketch of your ideas to community@oxfordplayhouse.com by 30 October. Share your ideas on social media using #oxLightFest20 or see the Light Festival website for a downloadable template image.

Absent Friends

Absent Friends is a public installation project, bringing life-size papier mache people into public spaces in Oxford as the Coronavirus lockdown eases. The figures will be modelled on local people who cannot be there in person due to self-isolating. They will act as placeholders in cafes and other public places, occupying the seats which must be left empty to ensure social distancing.

Cave of Collective Dreaming & Drawing at Makespace Oxford

The Cave of Collective Dreaming & Drawing was an interactive installation shown at the launch event of Makespace Oxford, a new affordable studio and meeting space in Jericho.

CowleyRoad.org

CowleyRoad.org is a DIY community archive project created in partnership with Charlie Harvey and Cowley Road Carnival, with funding from the Greening Lambourn Trust.

Open Source Fortune Telling

Open Source Fortune Telling, Singer Sweatshop Rotterdam

Open Source Fortune Telling offers 1-to-1 readings, giving insight and guidance on your problems. Your fortune is told using a range of made-up techniques and tools found in junk shops: childrens playing cards, Virgin Mary angel deck, a bag of household objects.

Open Source Séance

Open Source Seance Ouija Board

"No, not spoon-bending or horoscopy, not the Golden Dawn or make-believe shamanism, astral projection or the Satanic Mass--if it's mumbo jumbo you want go for the real stuff, banking, politics, social science..." - Hakim Bey, from Sorcery in the Broadsheets of Ontological Anarchism

Analogue Collaboration Machine

merge-o-matic image

The Merge-o-Matic analogue collaboration machine offers a rudimentary black box interface, to facilitate collaborative production.

The Democratic Co-ordinate

Democratic Co-ordinate image

The Democratic Co-ordinate is a single-node vector drawing created by averaging out all the drawings produced by a group. It is a humourous solution to the problem of how a diverse group might collaborate on a single document, created during the summer school held by Open Source Publishing in Brussels, August 2013.

Consentsus: An Open Research Project on Consent, Collaboration & Consensus

consentsus workshopConsentsus is an open research project, contributing to a critical feminist theory of consent and connecting it to collaborative production, voting systems and consensus.

Party Line Placard Generator

Party Line Placard Generator

Whether you want to show solidarity, or just can't think for yourself: the Party Line Placard Generator created for you an instant placard from this week's headlines.

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