Gallery: Understanding Occupy Wall Street as an Ecosystem With SPURSE &...

Image © Amanda Silvana Coen for Inhabitat
At a time when the general public is trying to grasp and identify exactly what requests the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement represents, SPURSE took the opportunity to extend one of its weekly Live Feeds sessions to challenge participants to understand it from a different view- as a self-functioning ecosystem. A continuation of Wednesday's BMW Guggenheim Lab discussion with SPURSE, the overarching theme of confronting comfort was approached with a focus on rethinking the consumer self. After a brief discussion and follow up from Wednesday, the small group headed to Lower Manhattan as citizen researchers ready to engage in fieldwork at the base of OWS operations at Zuccotti Park.

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  1. Gil Lopez October 12, 2011 at 7:17 am

    What a wonderfully insightful and concise depiction of OWS & spurse. I really enjoyed reading this. Thanks!

  2. Carolyn Moen October 11, 2011 at 4:30 pm

    I agree, this is an inspirational model. Thank You Amanda for your knowledge.