Discussion of current alternative economic structures
Alejandra Medina, is an independent researcher/Anthropologist working on the solidarity economy called Tumin in Veracruz, Mexico. (http://mexico.cnn.com/nacional/2012/01/28/moneda-de-trueque-ayuda-a-reactivar-la-economia-en-un-poblado-de-veracruz) http://www.concordia.ca/content/dam/artsci/research/polanyi/docs/conference-2014-papers/Medina%20Alejandra%20Montreal%202014.pdf
Christos Papaioannou is facilitating the TEM market in Volos, Greece. links to articles on the TEM: http://www.npr.org/2011/11/29/142908549/modern-greeks-return-to-ancient-system-of-barter http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20120712-stepping-out-of-the-system
Sam Shain is a graduate of Haverford College where she received a grant from the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship to study alternative economies in Mexico in 2012. She has started her own Coops in Philadelphia, PA.
From the title Leftovers as a starting point, we will discuss and think about how it applies to the artist's projects. Discussing transformation and how something new can be created from "leftovers," whether it's physical waste or a failing economic system.
A Group Show about our trash | April 2 - May 3, 2015
For more information and visuals, please contact
Norma Homberg or Francesca Arcilesi:
Gallery hours: Wednesday - Friday 12 - 6 pm and Sunday 1 - 6 pm or by appointment
139 Eldridge St.New York, NY 10002
212-810-7716 or 347-743-4132