Responding to the Ghost Ship fire and attempted political interventions in North Carolina, Elsewhere founder George Scheer considers how alternative spaces thrive in emerging cultural economies and how we can work together more critically and collectively.
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distinctions in proximity: co-interviews between artists and activists was a printed companion to Artist In Solidarity, a People’s Movement Assembly..
There are lots of glowing write-ups of Elsewhere as a living museum, as an artist residency, and as a thrift store where nothing is for sale, but here I aim to highlight its use of play to imagine a new politic, and the complex alternative economy and micro-utopian social experiment that have resulted.
During a three week residency this Fall, Carrie Schneider interviewed George Scheer, co-founder and co-director of Elsewhere, for this extensive profile. Look out for a companion essay on Elsewhere to be posted shortly.