Museum of Capitalism a framework for a series of projects using the form of a museum to analyze and historicize capitalism, through a variety of public programming including exhibitions, workshops, and other events.
How It Hurts a study guide for pain examinations, quoting heavily from actual questionnaires and other tools used in clinical settings to measure pain, published by Publication Studio
Collections A collection of collections. Interesting, unusual, unique, obscure; requiring creative categorization or idiosyncratic taxonomy; highlighting processes and politics of collecting.
Vita Brevis a semi-mock-advocacy group promoting eventual death, complete with obligatory slogans and chants, active in Ann Arbor, MI between 2005-2006
Graffiti As Technology As History As Graffiti a giant chalkboard mural for the Media Gateway room at University of Michigan's North Quad, referencing the history of graffiti and the site
Shadow Art Fair a long-running community art fair in Ypsilanti, MI, featuring local artists, musicians, filmmakers, & other creative practitioners, organized with the Michigan Design Militia
Views of Maharashtra a series of 12 short videos about the relationship between subject/camera and local/tourist, made while doing documentary work in rural Maharashtra, India, 1998-2001
10.-22.-38 Astoria II an ongoing project in which FICTILIS transforms a gallery or other space into a pop-up copy shop pre-stocked with xerographic prints from all over the world
Call Center an installation inviting people to make phone calls to large corporations while doodling on a giant table-sized paper and broadcasting the muzak of their call
My Dinner With ‘My Dinner With Andre’ a full meal served alongside the longest dinner scene in film history, with menu and decor taken from the film, and timed precisely to coincide with events onscreen
Family Tree FICTILIS follows the lives of every new plant made from cuttings of a single jade tree, spread out over a random collection of friends & strangers - an extended "family tree"
Bluish Barn a temporary venue for microcinema, music, and other events in Ann Arbor, MI, and an experiment in collaborative living exploring the boundaries between public/private space
Opening an installation/performance for white-walled gallery space, featuring everything that goes along with an art opening - except for the actual ‘art’
Thumb Wars a live refereed thumb-wrestling event, simulcasted and projected large for spectators, featuring regular, jello, and mud thumb-wrestling, organized by FICTILIS
10-22-38 Astoria I an ongoing project in which FICTILIS transforms a gallery or other space into a pop-up copy shop pre-stocked with a wide selection of ready-to-copy artworks
map to my buried treasure a series of sequential maps leading ultimately to a secret buried treasure, and "an adventure of considerable proportions", auctioned on eBay
Artwalking 101 a series of pamphlets and a short clinic on “Artwalking”: a form of human locomotion that incorporates movements not usually associated with the normal human gait...
Jesus of the Sink a game for kitchen sinks in shared living situations, where dish-users can "confess" their dirty dishes or become "Jesus" by washing away the "sins" of others
Mesmera a set of instructions for site-specific percussive events using a shared improvisational language of hand signals (and a series of lost audio recordings)