social product 09

production / salon / extra curricula

ruth spitzer for university of syracuse (usa), installation at visiting designer office, length 760cm, width 470m, fabric


collaborative creativity is not only a form of resisting the capitalist call for specialization but also a form of hidden struggle with the illusion of the autonomous ego.” victor mazin, dreaming museums, manifesta journal no.3, 2004, p.19


‘social product’ was an installation piece at syracuse university within a series of salon-type evenings that questioned production and distribution of various content. the meetings were open to all students within the department. with the transformation of the space into a conceptualized ‘model one’ space ruth spitzer employed the idea of prototyping.