# Workshop by Cassie Thornton: Collective Health as "Beautiful Art Work" x Kunsthalle Wien organized with Pirate Care ## 22/5 2020 https://kunsthallewien.at/veranstaltung/cassie-thornton-the-hologram-collective-health-as-a-beautiful-art-work/ <br> ## Further links and references: WEBSITE: Thehologram.xyz Read our zine: https://library.memoryoftheworld.org/#/book/1d409d09-deb4-42ad-beb5-dff2c519e435 Podcasts we appeared on: Pluto Press: https://www.plutobooks.com/blog/podcast-vagabonds-revenge-capitalism/?fbclid=IwAR1Nnzd1UllaxMvux-pS19ngoPHMixs8RuHlprcHokFC7HOrf9SXUfryTyc The Public Intellectual with Jessa Crispin: https://jessacrispin.libsyn.com/preparing-for-the-post-pandemic-with-cassie-thornton This is Hell!: https://thisishell.com/episodes/1213 Asset Arrest: https://soundcloud.com/assetarrest/12-stratford-placeregents-crescent-london-w-the-feminist-economics-department-cassie-thornton Pretty Heady Stuff: https://soundcloud.com/user-650466923/12-cassie-thornton-imagines-how-radical-collaboration-and-revolutionary-care-networks-are-possible?fbclid=IwAR1KxAWoycE5JJVYes2EcZeCKAh4KVlKvpBVafXKljy1y1TjQqmFN8cT8TQ News from Where We Are: https://soundcloud.com/furtherfield/news-from-where-we-are-1 <br> _+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+ ## Upcoming: A free online course: http://thehologram.xyz/course In the second ever Hologram course, people from all over the world are invited to study and practice what it means to ask for help. In We Must Begin Again: Asking for help as a new world, participants will be guided through a process to remember together why and how to ask for support, and how to ensure that our supporters are supported. This course is supported by Furtherfield and CreaTures - Creative Practices for Transformational Futures funded by the Horizon 2020 Programme of the European Community. A book is out! The Hologram Feminist, Peer-to-Peer Health for a Post-Pandemic Future// https://www.plutobooks.com/9780745343327/the-hologram/ <br> _+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_ ## Recent appearances: Roar Magazine | Cassie Thornton interviewed - Collective care and inspiration for the peer-to-peer feminist care project August https://roarmag.org/essays/the-hologram-vagabonds-interview/ AFRAID OF OUR POWERS July 7 Workshop at HEKLER Assembly, part of ANTI-FEAR curated by Sonja Blum Email heklerke@gmail.com to join Vectors of Collective Imagination in Art / Conversation Series July 8 Cassie Thornton (USA/CA) and Tomislav Medak (HR/UK), Moderator: Ana Vilenica and Darija Medić https://www.facebook.com/events/204051887537417/ With For About Conference A slow conference for a fast evolving crisis 27 May to 17 June 2020 Heart of Glass, with curation by the vacuum cleaner in collaboration with Cecilia Wee and in partnership with Live Art Development Agency (UK), Create Ireland and Gessnerallee (Switzerland). https://www.heartofglass.org.uk/thoughts-and-news/news/with-for-about-2020-call-out Occupying the Inbetween: May 29th 3pm GMT https://occupyingthein-between.weebly.com/ a virtual conference that explores how to create collaborative generative spaces of carethrough activating non-conventional research methodologies and dissemination practices. Moneylab 8: June 1, 4-5:30 BST Care: Solidarity is Disobedience with Moderator: Davor Mišković (HR) Speakers: Pirate Care / Valeria Graziano (IT), Marcell Mars (HR); Cassie Thornton (CA); Maddalena Fragnito (IT) https://aksioma.org/moneylab8/session/care-solidarity-is-disobedience/ Radio Tropiezo with Stefanía Acevedo https://radiotropiezo.org/radio_tropiezo/economia-feminista/ Open Practice Committe at University of Chicago, https://dova.uchicago.edu/opc/cassie-thornton Department of Art and Social Practice, Portland State University <br> _+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+ ## Current collaborations: EYEBEAM Fellow: Rapid Response for a Better Digital Future: Phase 1 The Hologram is one of 30 projects selected and supported by EYEBEAM to carve a path towards a more humane vision for the future. The participating international artists are active and engaged in variety of milieu, movements, and contexts and their proposals range in focus from free and widely available artificial intelligence that supports Black health and healing, to addressing the devasting financial consequences of the surveillance of safe and consensual online sex workers during Covid-19. Artist in Pandemic at Furtherfield: The Hologram, a mythoreal collective peer-to-peer health project currently incubating at Furtherfield (https://www.furtherfield.org/) in London, March-May 2020. Summer 2020 begins an ongoing series of collaborations between Furtherfield, Hologram and others as part of CreaTures - Creative Practices for Transformational Futures. This promotes action for social and ecological sustainability by identifying those aspects of creative practice that contribute most effectively to socio-cultural transformation and producing an open-access framework to support practitioners and policy-makers in driving positive change. https://creatures-eu.org/ The CreaTures project, is funded by the Horizon 2020 Programme of the European Community. Pirate Care: A collective note-taking effort to document and learn from the organising of solidarity in response to the urgency of care precipitated by the pandemic of Coronavirus (SARS-Cov-2). https://pirate.care/ <br> _+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+ ## Project Ancestors and Related Works: Social Solidarity Clinic of Thessaloniki Wiindo Debwe Mosewin (feminist indigenous patrol in Thunder Bay, Ontario) Constantina Zavitzanos on debt, dependency, lasers and holograms Curator and Writer, Taraneh Fazeli, "Sick Time, Crip Time, Sleepy Time; Against Capitalism's Temporal Bullying" Johanna Hedva, "Sick Woman Theory" and everything Social Presencing Theatre, "the stuck dance" Melanie Gilligan, filmmaker: Popular Unrest and The Common Sense The Canaries, a collective of women, trans, and non-binary art-adjacent people with autoimmune and chronic conditions who gather to listen, share information and support each other Power Makes Us Sick, health collective The Debt Collective (Debtors Union in the US) <br> _+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+ ## Project Credits: (people who have directly supported the project) Max Haiven Taraneh Fazeli Tara Spalty Miki Foster Lita Wallis Jen Chisholm Michelle Levy Jen Liu Ruth Catlow Tori Abernathy Cecilia Wee James "vacuum cleaner" Stella Lawless, Resident Witch Charlotte Frost Magdalena Jadwiga Härtelová Tyler Rai _+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+