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We live in crisis.
Ricocheting from crash to crash, the global economy is in a techno-maniacal race to the bottom that sidelines increasingly large swaths of the world’s population.
As our homes, property, and increasingly bodies are offered up as collateral to the tyranny of financialization, it’s necessary to ask “how did we get here?”

Introducing an upcoming video series of economic PSAs marking the 10 year anniversary of the 2008 Financial Crisis.

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CREDITS:
A DIS.ART Production

A Good Crisis
Written in collaboration with Moritz Shularick and Drew Zeiba
Commissioned by Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.

Obama Baroque
Written by Sean Monahan, featuring Dese Escobar and Bailey Stiles, Costumed by Vaquera,
Sets by And or Forever, Casting by Midland Agency, Hair by Sean Bennett, Makeup by Ingeborg.
Commissioned by SSENSE.

UBI the Straight Truvada
Written by Christopher Glazek, Featuring Christopher Glazek and Ada O’higgins,
Hair and Makeup by Marcelo Gutierrez.
Commissioned by SSENSE.

All images by DIS
Graphic Design by Christian Velasquez

Special thanks to
Anthony Valdez, Rory Mulhere, Alex Gvojic, Aaron David Ross, Project Native Informant,
Special Offer and Darryl Natale.

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