Artists-in-Residence: IV Castellanos and Amanda Hunt

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 →

Part I: MARSH Workers-Owned Cooperative Diner

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 →

***DEADLINE EXTENDED***OPEN CALL for June Bioculturealities Symposium and Festival

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┬áMARCH 1, 2019. Please find... Continue Reading →

GoFundMe: Help us open the space this Spring!

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 →

Progress Report on Rehab of Residences

Residences (upstairs) are the first priority towards habitation; the goal is to secure occupation permits by July 1, 2018. Beth repairs the plaster walls, plasters the drywall, lays flooring (using the wood found in the building), and continues work with local contractors to install and update HVAC, plumbing, and electricity throughout the building. Precise Plumbing... Continue Reading →


Beth Neff moves into the livable area of the building (what will become the performance space) on April 10, 2018, while planting the first garden of MARSH, in a labyrinth design using biocultural and permacultural principles. Beth hauls compost/soil from St. Louis composting and chips from the park, builds a box, lays out the garden,... Continue Reading →

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