icebox bbq fundraiser


30 July 2016, 2-6pm

Please join us for a BBQ fundraiser as we prepare for our Aug-Sept exhibition, 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, from 6-10pm

Icebox Project Space
1400 N. American St. Philadelphia Pa

The Icebox Project Space and Marginal Utility are proud to present Unlisted, a unique art fair setting that focuses on curation through a thoughtful interplay between 13 spaces arranged […]

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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, 7:00-8:30pm (Door opens at 6:30)
Elaine C. Levitt Auditorium
Gershman Hall, University of the Arts
401 South Broad Street (corner of Broad & Pine Streets)
Philadelphia, PA 19102

The […]

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Listening Party & Closing Reception


for Stefan Martin: Selected Works exhibition

Saturday, 22 March, 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 albums for labels such as […]

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The NY Art Book Fair 2012

Printed Matter, Inc. presents
September 28 – 30, 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, from 6:00pm – 8:00pm

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

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Race, Class, Gender and the Occupy Movement

Tuesday, 8 November, 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, Class, Gender and the Occupy Movement.” […]

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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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Reform and Radical Social Transformation

Open Seminar by Gabriel Rockhill, Annika Thiem and Adam Takacs

Wednesday, 26 October, 2011 at 5:30pm

The Library of Occupy Philadelphia, Central Arch of City Hall (west side),
Intersection of Market Street and Broad Street, Philadelphia

As an extension of the Machete Group's Confrontations series (see “Capitalism and the State” and “Resistance […]

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