The Think Tank that has yet to be named
The Think Tank that has yet to be named gives the following description:
The Think Tank that has yet to be named is a social practice and artistic research studio. We initiate research, conversations, and actions that explore contemporary sociopolitical issues in the places where we encounter them. Whether physical sites, institutional structures, or social systems, we address these contexts as manifestations of models and metaphors that inescapably impact our lives. We draw on our experience with direct action, participatory design, action research, and community organizing to create generative spaces where strategic questions are invitations to others to consider their relationship to the places, structures, and systems which shape our individual and collective experiences of the world. initiates research, conversations, and actions that explore contemporary sociopolitical issues in the places where we encounter them.
The Think Tank describes the following people:
Jeremy Beaudry is a founding member of the Think Tank that has yet to be named. He works in and between the fields of socially engaged art, design, and education, and has lectured and publicly presented projects in national and international venues. He is an Assistant Professor of Design and Director of the Master of Industrial Design Program at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia.
Katie Hargrave is a multi-media artist interested in politics, history, mythology, and narrative. Her work elevates stories from popular culture, those hidden in the archives, and the everyday conversations from passerby’s and participants. She is currently based in Minneapolis, MN.
Meredith Warner is a multidisciplinary artist based in Philadelphia and a founding member of the Think Tank that has yet to be named. With a background in community organizing and strategic nonviolence, her work is focused on community engagement and the design of tools for conversation.