ps1projects is a open collective that bubbles up to collaboratively create public art projects. We communicate via a google groups list here. Anyone is welcome to join and participate.

Near Future (January-March 2017)
A storefront cumulative exhibition and art action space that included: Near News video, Nasty Women in Iowa exhibition, Print Organize Protest, Fight Back! benefit concert, Valentines for Politicians with Bluestockings Feminist Art Collective, Under the Circumstances: Capital and Cultural Production symposium, a printed matter resource library, and artwork by Jen P. Harris, Industrial Glitter, Sophie Isaak, Patrick Casey, Vero Rose Smith, Matthew Steele, Summer Ventis, and Rachel Kauff.
curated by Hannah Givler, John Engelbrecht, and Kalmia Strong
Near News videos and more documentation at

THUGGOON Will-Be-Banned BAND (irregularly ongoing, has performed at The Blue Moose, the University of Iowa Studio Arts building, the Iowa Arts Festival, the Front Porch Music Festival, and more):

The People's Pyramid (September 2014, Black Hawk Mini Park):