Strike! Speculative Tools for Workplace Protest
Following May Day, learn about the history of protest tools, from workers throwing shoes into machinery in the early 1900s to sophisticated contemporary technologies. Tech Resident Grayson Earle will discuss common problems in the modern workplace, and how we can generate speculative tools to address these problems.
This event will take place via Zoom. A meeting link will be emailed by 12pm on 5/8.
Price: Free ($10 Suggested Donation)
Date: The workshop is a one-time course meeting on May 9 from 1-3PM.
Audience: Open to all.
Materials: Materials provided.
Grayson Earle is a new media artist and educator. He has worked as a Visiting Professor at Oberlin College and the New York City College of Technology. He is the creator of Bail Bloc and a member of The Illuminator art collective. Recent displays of his work include Kate Voss Galerie and the Brooklyn Museum. He has presented his work and research at The Whitney Museum of Art, MoMA PS1, Radical Networks, the Magnum Foundation, and Open Engagement.
Image credit: The Illuminator projecting with union workers in Los Angeles, 2015