Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative
is a decentralized network of 26 artists committed to making print and design work that reflects a radical social, environmental, and political stance. They work collaboratively both in and outside the co-op, produce collective portfolios and graphics, build large sculptural installations in galleries, and wheatpaste on the streets. In 2010, Justseeds moved its base from Portland to Pittsburgh.
Lize Mogel, Sarah Ross and Ryan Griffis
Lize Mogel is an interdisciplinary artist who works with the interstices between art and cultural geography. She creates and disseminates counter-cartography mappings that produce new understandings of social and political issues. She lives in New York.
Sarah Ross works in sculpture, video and photography. Her projects use narrative and the body to address spatial concerns as they relate to access, class, anxiety and activism. She lives in Chicago.
Ryan Griffis is a teaching artist and curator. Under the name Temporary Travel Office, he creates work and publications that use tourism as an opportunity for critical public encounters. He lives in Chicago.
is a mutable (cyber)feminist art collective combining art, social activism and politics to explore and critique the intersections of information and bio-technologies on women’s bodies, lives and work. Based in Pittsburgh and Providence. Since its founding in 1998, subRosa has created open-ended environments where participants engage with objects, texts and digital technologies.
is comprised of three artist/curators: Brett Bloom, Marc Fischer and Salem Collo-Julin, who are based in Chicago. They produce exhibitions, events, projects, and publications, with an emphasis on the social context in which art is produced and received. Their name directly reflects the desire to provide art as a service, open to all.
is comprised of four artists: Ruthie Stringer, Dana Bishop-Root, Leslie Stem, and Caledonia Curry. Originally based in New York, members of Transformazium have worked together on public, inter-activist, spectacle and socially-engaged projects since 2001, relocating to Braddock in 2007.