In a previous post, we offered an official definition of a cooperative as, “An autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social, and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly-owned and democratically-controlled enterprise.” This post (second of three) will break down the lexicon with a bit more descriptive flourish. Autonomous –... Continue Reading →
Traditional notions of "design" and "landscaping" involve human-supremacist notions of order, extraction and coercion, yet intentionality and constructive planning modes may also help humxns "look before we leap" and more reflexively consider the ways even our "smallest" (seemingly private, habitual, localized) choices and actions relate within and as biocultural paradigms, patterns, systems, and relations. As... Continue Reading →
With the goal of eradicating all grass, we begin this year's gardening by covering remaining sod with cardboard and covering it with compost. The labyrinth pattern is re-dug, with last year's decomposed chips added to the soil mounds and new chips poured to make the humxn pathways. We also move the two boxes to the... Continue Reading →
CALLING ALL ASPIRING AND PROFESSIONAL CHEFS, COOKS, AND FOOD SERVICE WORKERS interested in cooperatively owning the diner/restaurant: meet at 7pm at MARSH (6917 S. Broadway) on Saturday, May 11. Open to the Public: anyone interested in cooperative participation in food systems, including bulk buying, production, and use of licensed kitchen.
Helical BagBody - IV Castellanos and Amanda Hunt PUBLIC PERFORMANCE + EXPERIMENTAL TALKBACK: Friday, May 3, 7pm doors, 7:30pm performance suggested donation $5-20 (no one turned away) Amanda Hunt and IV Castellanos will be in-residence at MARSH for 1 week. During this time, Hunt and Castellanos will further develop their project "Helical BagBody," a movement-based... Continue Reading →
In accordance with our interest in alternative economic models, MARSH is organizing our licensed kitchen/diner space as a workers-owned cooperative. Chefs, cooks, and restaurant support staff are invited to attend our first organizing meeting on May 11 at 7 p.m. at 6917 S. Broadway, St. Louis, MO. What is a cooperative? A cooperative is officially... Continue Reading →
OPEN CALL: Bioculturealities Practical Symposium + Performance Festival MARSH (Materializing & Activating Radical Social Habitus) invites proposals for our grand opening symposium and performance festival, inviting public collaboration, research, and performance. The Bioculturealities Practical Symposium and Performance Festival is scheduled for June 9-16, 2019. Deadline for proposals is February 11, 2019 MARCH 1, 2019. Please find... Continue Reading →
GoFundMe Dear Collaborators past, present, and future: Materializing & Activating Radical Social Habitus (MARSH) is a new life-art lab site, established to research and implement bio-cultural praxes. We are looking forward to operating locally as part of the Carondelet neighborhood of St. Louis and globally as part of transitional movements lead by artists, thinkers, activists,... Continue Reading →