At Exchange Cafe, tea, milk, and honey could only be purchased with Resources, a currency that circulated the demands and desires of visitors. Exchange Cafe was developed in collaboration with MoMA’s Education Department after a year long residency at MoMA called Artists Experiment.
Video by me of this work in progress: https://vimeo.com/112338761
Caroline Woolard, installation view of Exchange Cafe, 2013. Courtesy of the artist and MoMA: Artists Experiment. Photo by Ryan Tempro.
Correspondence from 2013
Exchange Cafe is a space for dialog about critical exchange, beekeeping, prison abolition, feral trade, process, and Fluxus. We are also open at 4 West 54th Street (the free entrance) every Thursday-Sunday from 1-5pm, and Fridays from 1-8pm.