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Enabling Neighborhoods

Enabling Neighborhoods

From October 4th through December 14th 2012 Agitprop will be participating in Living As Form (the Nomadic Version) at the University Art Gallery at the University of California, San Diego.  This is an exciting exhibition student writing paper because we get to team up with some really great people on this project.  For this exhibition...
Making WET: The Magazine of Gourmet Bathing

Making WET: The Magazine of Gourmet Bathing

Leonard Koren is the author of Making WET: The Magazine of Gourmet Bathing , the definitive history of WET Magazine, the iconic and innovative magazine he published from 1976 – 1981 out of Venice Beach, California. Polymorphously perverse, cheeky, flirtatiously Hollywood and beautifully designed, WET Magazine was an extension of Koren’s own quirky and enigmamtic...
Thanks for the experience

Thanks for the experience

Turn on/Tune in/Drop out/Log on The awesomeness of Steve Jobs has been given a canonical accounting with the publication of Walter Isaacson’s 570-page authorized biography of his life. So just how did Jobs transmogrify the world? The CEO Messiah of User Experience claimed he did it by standing at the intersection of technology and liberal...
Mini Mobile Museum of Sweeteners -Kickstarter deadline Nov. 29th

Mini Mobile Museum of Sweeteners -Kickstarter deadline Nov. 29th

From The Sugar Museum’s Kickstarter page: “My project is a mini mobile museum of sweeteners, which I call MMMsweet cart. The mobile cart presents information about artificial and natural sweeteners by traveling the streets of San Diego and possibly other cities in the future. Adults and kids will be invited to participate by taste testing sweeteners,...
Designing Geopolitics June 2-3 2011

Designing Geopolitics June 2-3 2011

Designing Geopolitics: Computational Jurisdictions, Emergent Governance, Public Ecologies, is an interdisciplinary conference that will organize scholars from a wide range of disciplines and professions around these critical issues. We have made initial invitations to participants from the Visual Arts, Political Science, Philosophy, Systems Ecology, Engineering, Computer Science, History, Architecture, Literature, Interaction Design, Anthropology, Information Sciences,...

Free Space Film Screening

ART Produce Gallery 3139 University Ave. North Park, San Diego 92104 Friday, June 25, 2010 7pm Join us Friday evening for two film screenings about urban space. Drinks and bites will be provided. Screening 1 7:00pm- Lost Book Found by Jem Cohen (35 min.) This short film is a Walter Benjamin-inspired portrait of New York...

‘FREE SPACE’ and ‘RECENT WORKS’

FREE SPACE: A street level look at interfaces between public and private an installation by Megan Willis Opening reception Saturday May 15th 2010 at 7pm Free Space is an installation that looks at disparate tactics for appropriating and reclaiming residual spaces in the urban landscape for both public and private use. Residual Spaces are interstices...

Christopher Puzio: Sketch, Prototype, Test

Christopher Puzio: Sketch, Prototype, Test Sat. March 6 2010 6-9pm Cost: Free and open to the public Location: 2837 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104 San Diego artist and designer, Christopher Puzio, will share prototype studies for large sculpture at this one night event.

Tables for a Vegan Restaurant

These tables were commissioned by the restaurant for an outdoor patio on which food would be grown that patrons could “harvest” themselves for the chef to prepare.  The tables are made of concrete, redwood and copper hardware recycled from a cooling tower at a steel mill in cleveland that was scheduled to be demolished.  Not...