The $5 Commission
presented by Electric Objects

In April 2015, over 1,000 Kickstarter backers contributed $7,150 to fund the creation of four works of art by four artists.

At the conclusion of the campaign, each backer filled out a survey with six questions. Some questions were straightforward, some a bit more obtuse.

The artists used the answers to the survey to generate four new works of art that tell a story about the community that came together to support them.

Lauren McCarthy

Friend Crawl

A week-long, live online performance generated using social media profile links shared by each backer.

Live Performance
August 20th – 25th
10:00am – 8:00pm EST daily

Addie Wagenknecht

Share the Sky

A shared digital sky generated using real-time weather data from each backer’s location.

Casey Reas

All Your Face Are Belong to Us

A dynamic and collective portrait of the community generated from images of each backer’s face.

James George

Wishlist Club

A birthday gift for every backer, the gift they always wanted but could never have.

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