Models for culture producer communities

Jak Ritger shares models that define the digital cultural economy and the production systems underpinning it. … Read More

Jak Ritger is an interdisciplinary artist, writer, and activist based in Allston, Massachusetts. Ritger’s practice uses photography to expose hidden structures underneath the built environment and systems of power shaping everyday life. Working within online art and politics collectives, Ritger uses data-visualization, drawing and essay writing to model emerging social patterns and information flows. As an organizer, he works to catalyze digitally distributed collective art and discourse projects, such as, CODEX NM Y2K20, a compendium of the first year of the Covid-19 “syndemic”, as seen through the NEW MODELS discord group. Find his published writing at Do Not Research and NEW MODELS.