Critical Tactics Lab | "Oh Crap! What Now?!"

Thursday, March 30, 2017 06:00 - 09:00 pm

Ariel "Speedwagon" Federow started the OH CRAP! guide in bed in a fit of post-election despair. Two weeks later, the document—a guide to preparing for a Trump presidency—had countless editors, and had been featured on CNN, the Guardian, Business Insider, and other national and international media outlets. As of this writing, the guide has over 215,000 pageviews.

Come hear more about what it is to be an artist who accidentally goes viral, the joys of Google Doc tech support, and what theater can teach you about crowdsourcing.

Hemispheric Institute
20 Cooper Square, fifth floor
New York, NY 10003

Ariel "Speedwagon" Federow is a downtown performer, itinerant professor, loudmouth, and nerd for the news. Her work as a performer has been seen at LaMama ETC, Dixon Place, the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, Everybooty, Pussy Faggot, Hey Queen!, and elsewhere near and far. She has emceed at BAM's annual pride celebration, Empire State Pride Agenda's Lobby Days, and was the cohost of the top-rated news show The World is a Terrible Place on Radio Free Brooklyn. She is the founding editor of the OH CRAP! WHAT NOW? SURVIVAL GUIDE.

The event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow. A photo ID is required to enter NYU buildings and 20 Cooper Square is a wheelchair accessible venue.