Trade School

Network of volunteer-run, self-organized schools and digital Platform, 2009-2019.

Project: Trade School

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For a decade, Trade School operated in fifty chapters worldwide. Teachers proposed classes and asked for barter items from students. Students signed up for classes by agreeing to bring a barter item for the teacher.

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The project included open source software used to manage the project internally as well as the public facing system for establishing exchanges.

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Presented at:
  • Interactive Space, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY.
  • Art, Environment, Action!, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, New York, NY.
  • Arts Education 2.0: Exploring Alternative Education Models, ArtsTech, New York, NY.
  • Meet the Organizers, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.
  • Brown Bag Session, College Art Association, New York, NY.
  • Disrupting Higher Ed: Barter and Mentor Based Education, Maker Faire, New York, NY.
  • TEDxYouth, Brooklyn Free School, Brooklyn, NY.