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=='''#TransActing: A Market of Values'''==
 
=='''#TransActing: A Market of Values'''==
  
'''Saturday 11th July 2015, 12am - 5pm'''<br>
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'''Saturday, 11th July 2015, 12 - 5pm'''<br>
  
A bustling pop-up market will feature artists, designers, civil-society groups, academics, ecologists, activists and others who creatively explore existing structures of evaluation to produce alternative and more desirable ones. Organised by Critical Practice, '''#TransActing''' will take place on the historic Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground between Tate Britain and Chelsea College of Arts. It will showcase diverse forms of value production such as skillshares, maker libraries and hacklabs, an auction, a blood donation bank, free mending and repair hubs, communing groups, expert and enthusiast knowledge and other resources. These will animate economies beyond the financial one that dominates contemporary life. <br>
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This bustling pop-up market will feature artists, designers, publishers, civil-society groups, academics, ecologists, activists and others who creatively explore existing structures of evaluation and actively produce new ones.  
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Organised by Critical Practice, '''#TransActing''' will take place on the historic Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground, located between Tate Britain and Chelsea College of Arts. The Market will showcase skillshares, maker libraries, repair hubs and hacklabs, an auction, a blood donation bank, expert and enthusiast knowledge, an estate agent and other resources. Diverse forms of value production will animate economies beyond the financial. <br>
 
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Support systems based on care, trust, loyalty and community rely on currencies that coexist with money but cannot be reduced to exchange based on pounds and pence. It's this wealth beyond capital that will be traded at '''#TransActing'''. <br>
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Care, trust, creativity and generosity are forms of exchange that coexist with money but cannot be made equivalent to pounds and pence. It's wealth beyond capital that will be produced at '''#TransActing'''. <br>
 
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This market of values will be hosted in a bespoke structure built by Critical Practice with the help of the art and architecture practice Public Works and other makers. The stalls and other venues will be interspersed with spaces of assembly and exchange: a speakers' corner, a social cinema, while multiple currencies will circulate, many of them operating beyond the crude quantification of money.<br>
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'''The Market of Values''' will be hosted in bespoke structures built by Critical Practice, Public Works and others. These stalls will be interspersed with other spaces of assembly and exchange: a speakers' corner, a social cinema, while multiple currencies will circulate, not all of them monetary<br>
 
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Markets evaluate and communicate the worth of things, services, etc. Whilst the values distributed by competitive markets dominate contemporary life, including art and its education, other kinds of values can and do coexist, with some even flourishing in alternative communities of evaluation. '''#TransActing''' will nurture and celebrate these alternative value relations in a spectacular one-day event.<br>
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Whilst the values of competitive markets dominate contemporary life, including art and its education, other kinds can and do coexist. Some even flourish in alternative communities of evaluation. '''#TransActing''' will nurture and celebrate these value relations in a spectacular one-day event.<br>
 
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'''Critical Practice''' is: Marsha Bradfield, Kuba Szreder, Metod Blejec, Amy McDonnell, Karem Ibrahim, Eva Sajovic, Neil Cummings, Claire Mokrauer-Madden, Sissu Tarka, Angela Hodgson-Teal, Catherine Long and many more besides.<br>
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'''Critical Practice''' is: Metod Blejec, Marsha Bradfield, Cinzia Cremona, Neil Cummings, Neil Farnan, Angela Hodgson-Teal, Karem Ibrahim, Catherine Long, Amy McDonnell, Claire Mokrauer-Madden, Eva Sajovic, Kuba Szreder, Sissu Tarka and many more besides.<br>
 
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Visit www.criticalpracticechelsea.org for more information or email criticalpracticeinfo@gmail.com
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www.criticalpracticechelsea.org | criticalpracticeinfo@gmail.com <br>
  
 
== 150-word version... ==
 
== 150-word version... ==
 
'''#TransActing: A Market of Values'''<br>
 
'''#TransActing: A Market of Values'''<br>
'''Saturday 11th July 2015, 12am - 5pm'''<br>
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'''Saturday, 11th July 2015, 12 - 5pm, Chelsea College of Arts'''<br>
 
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<br>
A bustling pop-up market will feature artists, designers, civil-society groups, academics, ecologists, activists and others who creatively explore existing structures of evaluation to produce alternative and more desirable ones. Organised by Critical Practice, '''#TransActing''' will take place on 11th July 2015 on the historic Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground between Tate Britain and Chelsea College of Arts. It will showcase diverse forms of value production, like skillshares, hacklabs, blood/organ donation bank, free mending and repair, commoning groups, expert and enthusiast knowledge and other resources. These will animate economies beyond the financial one that dominates contemporary life. <br>
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This bustling pop-up market will feature artists, designers, civil-society groups, academics, ecologists, activists and others exploring existing structures of evaluation and producing desirable alternatives. Organised by Critical Practice, '''#TransActing''' is taking place on the historic Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground and will showcase skillshares, repair hubs, hacklabs, an auction, blood and food donation banks, expert and enthusiast knowledge, an estate agent, freegan food and other resources. These diverse forms of value production will animate economies beyond the financial one that dominates contemporary life. <br>
 
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This market of values will be hosted in a bespoke structure built by Critical Practice with the help of the art and architecture practice, Public Works and other makers. The stalls and other venues will be interspersed with spaces of assembly and exchange: a speakers corner, a social cinema, while multiple currencies will circulate, many of them operating beyond the crude quantification of money.<br>
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'''#TransActing''' will take place in bespoke stalls built by Critical Practice, Public Works and other contributors. These stands will be interspersed with spaces of assembly and exchange - a speakers' corner, a social cinema - with multiple currencies circulating. It's a wealth beyond capital that will be traded at this market.<br>
 
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Visit www.criticalpracticechelsea.org for more information or email criticalpracticeinfo@gmail.com  
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www.criticalpracticechelsea.org | criticalpracticeinfo@gmail.com <br>
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#TransActing''' is presented by Critical Practice and forms part of CCW Graduate School's Public Programme.<br>
  
  
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== Value/Evaluation links ==
CCW's Sarah McClean has requested info for inclusion in the next What's On publication. We need to send the following by 27 Feb:
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*Confirmed title.<br> '''#TransActing: Market of Values'''
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*Confirmed venue, times , dates. <br>'''Saturday 11th July 2015, 12am - 5pm'''<br>
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*150 word description
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*At least 3 print quality images (preferably landscape)
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Wendy Short will also submit the info to the all staff newsletter, alumni newsletter, student union newsletter, UAL edit (external newsletter). She can create an events page for us, request that the event goes on the Uni home page and help with getting the info on the different university facebook and twitter accounts.
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'''#TransActing
 
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* [[Visual Research]] for the market<br>
 
* [[Visual Research]] for the market<br>
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* [[TransActing Contacts]]
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* [[TransActing Biogs and/or Project Descriptions]]
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* [[TransACting Twitter and Facebook Schedule]]
 
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#TransActing: A Market of Values

Saturday, 11th July 2015, 12 - 5pm

This bustling pop-up market will feature artists, designers, publishers, civil-society groups, academics, ecologists, activists and others who creatively explore existing structures of evaluation and actively produce new ones.

Organised by Critical Practice, #TransActing will take place on the historic Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground, located between Tate Britain and Chelsea College of Arts. The Market will showcase skillshares, maker libraries, repair hubs and hacklabs, an auction, a blood donation bank, expert and enthusiast knowledge, an estate agent and other resources. Diverse forms of value production will animate economies beyond the financial.

Care, trust, creativity and generosity are forms of exchange that coexist with money but cannot be made equivalent to pounds and pence. It's wealth beyond capital that will be produced at #TransActing.

The Market of Values will be hosted in bespoke structures built by Critical Practice, Public Works and others. These stalls will be interspersed with other spaces of assembly and exchange: a speakers' corner, a social cinema, while multiple currencies will circulate, not all of them monetary

Whilst the values of competitive markets dominate contemporary life, including art and its education, other kinds can and do coexist. Some even flourish in alternative communities of evaluation. #TransActing will nurture and celebrate these value relations in a spectacular one-day event.

Critical Practice is: Metod Blejec, Marsha Bradfield, Cinzia Cremona, Neil Cummings, Neil Farnan, Angela Hodgson-Teal, Karem Ibrahim, Catherine Long, Amy McDonnell, Claire Mokrauer-Madden, Eva Sajovic, Kuba Szreder, Sissu Tarka and many more besides.

www.criticalpracticechelsea.org | criticalpracticeinfo@gmail.com

150-word version...

#TransActing: A Market of Values
Saturday, 11th July 2015, 12 - 5pm, Chelsea College of Arts

This bustling pop-up market will feature artists, designers, civil-society groups, academics, ecologists, activists and others exploring existing structures of evaluation and producing desirable alternatives. Organised by Critical Practice, #TransActing is taking place on the historic Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground and will showcase skillshares, repair hubs, hacklabs, an auction, blood and food donation banks, expert and enthusiast knowledge, an estate agent, freegan food and other resources. These diverse forms of value production will animate economies beyond the financial one that dominates contemporary life.

#TransActing will take place in bespoke stalls built by Critical Practice, Public Works and other contributors. These stands will be interspersed with spaces of assembly and exchange - a speakers' corner, a social cinema - with multiple currencies circulating. It's a wealth beyond capital that will be traded at this market.

www.criticalpracticechelsea.org | criticalpracticeinfo@gmail.com

  1. TransActing is presented by Critical Practice and forms part of CCW Graduate School's Public Programme.












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Value/Evaluation links

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