Café Collab 


CCACA (California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Arts) Davis, CA 2013.  


My collegue MaryAnne Carey and I operated Café Collab throughout the duration of the conference.  The Café was a sidewalk facing, outdoor milkshake stand where chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry milkshakes were offered to passers-by in exchange for their time.  Participants were instructed to "roll clay spheres and add them to the collaborative sculpture in the time it takes us to make you a milkshake."  (Deviating from 'spheres' was encouraged).  Over the course of three days, many milkshakes were enjoyed and a temporary, collaborative public monument was built and displayed in downtown Davis.  


Photos by Olivia Lawler

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