This Machine Has A Soul!

Warm Cookies of the Revolution

Funding Received: 2016
Denver, CO
$325,000
Funding Period: 2 years

In response to the planned expansion of the I-70 freeway in Denver, CO, artists from the Civic Health Club, Warm Cookies of the Revolution, will design and install a series of interactive Rube Goldberg-esque machines as the center of a participatory budgeting process.  These machines will be physical manifestations of the complicated interactions of the policies and players at work in the community, as well as a fun and attention-grabbing invitation for residents to participate in deciding how funding should be spent in their neighborhoods.

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See below for recent updates, press, and events from this project

press
Dec 14, 2016
The idea first popped up years ago, when Evan Weissman of Warm Cookies of the Revolution was still a member of the close-knit and creative... Read More
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Dec 8, 2016
The local nonprofit Warm Cookies of the Revolution just scored a lot of money to make elaborate machines representing the complicated and often boring processes... Read More