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Find a Copy - The Future Is Fluid

Thank you to all of our distribution partners!

Find a free print copy of Spiral at the Rubin Museum (150 West 17th St, New York, NY 10011), along with these locations around New York. Many of our partners told us why they’re anxious and hopeful about the future in connection with our art installation by Candy Chang and James A. Reeves.


80 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10006

A.I. Summit

Javits Center, New York, NY 10001 (available in December 2018)


30 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Barre Center for Buddhist Studies

149 Lockwood Rd, Barre, MA 01005

Brooklyn Acupuncture Project

530 3rd Ave, Ste 5R, Brooklyn, NY 11215

Brooklyn Bazaar

150 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222

Brooklyn Folk Festival & Jalopy Theater

315 Columbia St, New York, NY 11231

Brooklyn Zen Center

505 Carroll St, 2A, Brooklyn, NY 11215

Business Design & Tech Conference 2018

Available at events


149 Girdle Ridge Rd, Katonah, NY 10536

Center for Deep Listening

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180

Centre for Social Innovation

601 West 26th St, Ste 325, New York, NY 10001

We are anxious because”¦how we live/work feels like it’s rapidly shifting underneath us and we’re not exactly sure what will be valued in a few years.

We are hopeful because”¦we are the ones we’ve been waiting for. Unprecedented uncertainty brings unprecedented opportunity for reflection, healing, radical change, and intentional movement forward.

Creative Tech Week

May 3″“12, 2018

Dana Foundation

505 5th Ave, New York, NY 10017


85 Ave A, New York, NY 10009

Experimental Intermedia

224 Centre Street, New York, NY 10013


199 Cook St, Ste 104, Brooklyn, NY 11206

Future of Storytelling

124 West 13th St, Garden Level, New York, NY 10011

We are anxious because”¦.robots may one day make our jobs obsolete.

We are anxious because”¦of the torrent of (often nerve-racking) information we now consume.

We are anxious because”¦increased automation will threaten our business.

We are anxious because”¦.technology enables bullying, greed, and surveillance.

We are anxious because”¦.it’s impossible to keep up with the rapidly changing pace of technology.

We are anxious because”¦the future is uncertain.

We are hopeful because”¦.the democratization of technology is enabling a new generation of storytellers.

We are hopeful because”¦.the future of storytelling is here!

We are hopeful because”¦..the presidency only lasts 4 years.

We are hopeful because”¦.technology is creating jobs at both ends of the pay scale.

We are hopeful because”¦.technology is allowing us to accomplish things in everyday life in ways that were not possible just five or even three years ago.

Good Room

98 Meserole Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222

Gotham Philosophical Society

Available at events

We are anxious because”¦ we are becoming certain of the depravity of those with whom we disagree.

We are hopeful because”¦ through our social fragmentation, the seeds of a hundred new flowers are being sown.

Jivamukti Yoga

841 Broadway, 2nd Fl, New York, NY 10003

Joe’s Pub

425 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10003

Joyce Theater

175 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10011

Just Food

Available at events

We are anxious because”¦we are facing regressive policies and actions that are directly impacting our climate, neighborhoods, and livelihoods.

We are hopeful because”¦we are also experiencing the spark of change that comes from the collective power of resistance and persistence.

Le Poisson Rouge

158 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012

Local Roots

Available at events

We are anxious because”¦.people are drifting away from each other, our beautiful land, food source, and a natural way of living.

We are hopeful because”¦.as we work towards building a more nourishing food system, our fellow New Yorkers have shown excitement, passion, and enthusiasm to contribute their own talents to strengthen the movement through collaborative efforts.

The New School

India China Institute, 66 Fifth Ave, 9th fl, New York, NY 10011

New York Live Arts

219 West 19th St, New York, NY 10011

NYC Indie Food Fest

In VIP gift bags

NYC Vegetarian Food Fest

In VIP gift bags


Information Kiosk at Design Pavilion in Times Square

Omega Institute

150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck, NY 12572

One Spirit Learning Alliance

Available at events

Open Center

22 East 30th St, New York, NY 10016

Pioneer Works

159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Poetry Society of New York

Available at events

Poets House

10 River Terr, New York, NY 10282


41 Grand St, Ground Floor, New York, NY 10013


509 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Rubin Museum

150 West 17th St, New York, NY 10011

Shambhala Meditation Center

118 West 22nd St, 6th Fl, New York, NY 10011

Sierra Club NYC

Available at Sustainability Series events

We are anxious because”¦of the health of the planet.

We are hopeful because”¦overall humanity seems to grow increasingly educated, compassionate, and progressive.

Spaceworks Long Island City

33-02 Skillman Ave (enter on 34th St), Queens, NY 11101

Spaceworks @ Williamsburgh Library

240 Division Ave, 2nd Fl, Brooklyn NY 11211

Spaceworks @ Brooklyn Conservatory of Music

58 7th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Spaceworks Gowanus

540 President St, Ste. 2E, Brooklyn, NY 11215

The Alchemist’s Kitchen

21 East 1st St, New York, NY 10003

The Kitchen

512 West 19th Street, NYC 10011

Yoga Station

221 East Hartsdale Ave, Hartsdale, NY 10583