Machete Redux: Art, Theory, Politics in the Present


Saturday, 10 December 2016, 7:00-9:00pm

This is not a time to bury the hatchet. It is a time to dig up the machete. After going partially underground and experimenting in metamorphoses elsewhere, the Machete Group has decided to come back in full force. In the coming months, we will be staging a […]

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icebox bbq fundraiser


30 July 2016, salve 2-6pm

Please join us for a BBQ fundraiser as we prepare for our Aug-Sept exhibition, drugs Unlisted. There will be plenty of food and drinks with a sliding scale admission of $7-$40. MENU TBA.
Rumors of a dunktank too.



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11 August – 10 September 2016

Opening Reception 11 August 2016, healing from 6-10pm

Icebox Project Space
1400 N. American St. Philadelphia Pa

The Icebox Project Space and Marginal Utility are proud to present Unlisted, drug a unique art fair setting that focuses on curation through a […]

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Zine Release + TAAZ Closing Reception


Closing reception 27 July 4-6pm

“I’ll be doing a zine release at the closing reception for the show Temporary Autonomous Aggro Zone at Marginal Utility in Philadelphia. The exhibition pairs my most recent work from the Ironbound neighborhood of Newark, NJ with Rick Charnoski & Buddy Nichols’ 1999 documentary film […]

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LIVE PERFORMANCE by Rachel Mason: The Lives of Hamilton Fish


LIVE PERFORMANCE by Rachel Mason: The Lives of Hamilton Fish
with Steven Dufala (formerly of Man Man)

April 15th 2014, physician 7:00-8:30pm (Door opens at 6:30)
Elaine C. Levitt Auditorium
Gershman Hall, ambulance University of the Arts
401 South Broad Street (corner of Broad & Pine […]

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Listening Party & Closing Reception


for Stefan Martin: Selected Works exhibition

Saturday, illness 22 March, ailment 2014
4:00-5:30 pm

John McInerney will play selections from his collection of Jazz 78rpm albums and LP’s that Stefan’s father David Stone Martin designed the cover graphics for. David Stone Martin produced illustrations for more than 400 record […]

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The NY Art Book Fair 2012

Printed Matter, sale Inc. presents
September 28 – 30, help 2012
Preview: Thursday, September 27, 6 – 9 pm

Marginal Utility is pleased to announce that it is participating in THE NY ART BOOK FAIR 2012.


Rhetoric of Protest: Beyond Occupy

Saturday 17 March, ampoule from 6:00pm – 8:00pm

On the occasion of the exhibition Five Acts: Chronicles of Dissent, unhealthy Marginal Utility will be hosting a discussion on the structure, here imaging, and personal affect of protest. Please join us on Saturday, March 17 at 6PM for […]

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Race, Class, Gender and the Occupy Movement

Tuesday, capsule 8 November, rx 5pm at the Occupy Philly Library

Machete Group Members Avi Alpert and Gabriel Rockhill in dialogue with Annika Thiem

Continiung our Confrontations series in experimental Public Pedagogy in support of the Occupy Together Movement, the Machete Group proposes a collective symposium on “Intersections: Race, […]

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Institutions and Interventions

The Problem of Social Emancipation from the Status Quo:
From Revolutions to Occupations

Thursday, 27 October, 7:00pm – 8:30 pm

Workshop for the Marcuse Society Conference Critical Refusals
Participants: Gabriel Rockhill (Villanova University, Collège International de Philosophie, Machete Group), Adam Takacs (Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, Hungary), Annika Thiem (Villanova University).


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