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A 9ft tall x 20ft long flashing sign and digital scoreboard asking passers by "CAPITALISM works for me!" true or false?
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Touring Boston starting next week

Posted by Steve Lambert (Creator)

The Capitalism Sign is touring Boston starting later this week. Please come by and say hello!

Friday, April 6, 10:30 am–2:30 pm
Davis Square, Somerville (near JP Licks)
In collaboration with the Somerville Arts Council

Saturday, April 7, 10:30 am–2:30 pm
Price Rite Parking Lot
892 River St., Hyde Park
In collaboration with Finard Properties

Monday, April 9, 10:30 am–2:30 pm
Adjacent to Kennedy Building, Huntington Ave, Boston
In collaboration with MassArt

Thursday, April 12, 9:30 am–1:30 pm
Newton North High School, inside the main entrance
457 Walnut St, Newton
In collaboration with Newton North High School and the New Art Center


I have some photos and video to share that I will be sending out in the coming days.

The sign will be in Hartford Connecticut in May and Santa Fe New Mexico in June and July. I was recently able to add a stop at the San Diego Museum of Art in August before the sign goes to Charlie James Gallery in Los Angeles in September.

Oct 2012-Spring 2013 is open! Right now we've got a gap in locations starting around October through the spring of 2013. If anyone has some ideas of where the sign can go, please get in touch.


I wanted to mention a few things that aren't 100% confirmed yet but exciting.

A museum-to-be-named-later is interested in showing the sign between 2013 and 2014.

A festival in Europe may make a 2nd version of the sign that could be available to tour over there. This is the second organization I've talked to about this possibility so who knows what will happen.


I was quoted on Read Write Web about the capitalism sign and Kickstarter funding. I have a lot to say about this.

Everyone wants to know if Capitalism is working for me. 

The deCordova Biennial was reviewed on GWARLiNGO

This is an extended interview I did for the ExtraEnvironmentalist Podcast that includes discussion about the sign. I haven't listened to it yet so let me know how it is!

Catalog update

As you know, in order to save on shipping and the time spent delivering rewards I'm waiting til everything is ready. One thing we're waiting on is the catalog. All the materials are in and it's in production. When I know more I will pass it on to you.

More soon & thanks!



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