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Please e-mail to inform us of all the other artist-organized* Centers, Institutes, Bureaus, Departments, and Labs that you love. hi@undisciplinedresearch.info

*Please note that we acknowledge all the work that goes into making a center, and non of these centers are organized solely by the artist listed (there are lots and lots of other people involved, and all of their work and contributions are integral to the centers listed below).

Center for Artistic Activism
Steve Duncombe and Steve Lambert
https://artisticactivism.org/about/

The Racial Imaginary Institute
Claudia Rankine
http://theracialimaginary.org/

Institute for Infinitely Small Things
http://www.ikatun.com/institute/infinitelysmallthings/

Center for Tactical Magic
Aaron Gach
http://www.tacticalmagic.org/

Center for Land Use Interpretation
Matthew Coolidge
http://clui.org/

Center for Urban Pedagogy
http://welcometocup.org/

Center for PostNatural History
https://www.facebook.com/postnatural/

Immigrant Movement International Community Center
Tania Bruguera
http://immigrant-movement.us/wordpress/imyearone/

Mildred’s Lane
J. Morgan Puett and Mark Dion
http://www.mildredslane.com/

Urban Ecology Action Group
Mark Dion
https://frieze.com/article/culture-action

Social Practice Lab at Duke University
Pedro Lasch
https://fhi.duke.edu/labs/social-practice-lab

Hi-Red Center
Genpei Akasegawa, Natsuyuki Nakanishi and Jiro Takamatsu
http://www.tate.org.uk/art/art-terms/h/hi-red-center

High Desert Test Sites
Andrea Zittel
http://www.highdeserttestsites.com/hdts

Institut für Alles Mögliche
Stefan Riebel
http://www.i-a-m.tk/

Operation Paydirt/Fundred Dollar Bill Project and Safehouse
Mel Chin
http://fundred.org/

Marina Abramović Institute
https://mai.art/

Sponge HQ
Hope Ginsburg
http://www.hopeginsburg.com/work/sponge-hq-2010-2016

Free International University (FIU) for Creativity and Interdisciplinary Research
Joseph Beuys, Klaus Staeck (1st chairman), Georg Meistermann (2nd chairman) and Willi Bongard (secretary), based on principles laid down in a manifesto written by Joseph Beuys and Heinrich Böll.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_International_University

STUDIO for Creative Inquiry
Golan Levin
http://studioforcreativeinquiry.org/projects

Center for Art & Thought
http://centerforartandthought.org

Ghana Think Tank project
http://www.ghanathinktank.org/

The OFF CENTER (San Francisco)
http://theoffcenter.org/about/

Antena (Los Angeles)
http://antenaantena.org/

Epicenter (Green River, UT)
http://ruralandproud.org/

Bedfellows
Chloe Cooper, Jenny Moore, and Phoebe Davies
http://www.phoebedavies.co.uk/index#/bedfellows/

The Color of Progress: Black and Green on the Industrial Gulf Coast
http://platformsfund.org/projects/the-color-of-progress-black-and-green-on-the-industrial-gulf-coast/

Center for Story-Based Strategy
https://www.storybasedstrategy.org/

Design Studio for Social Intervention (DS4SI)
http://www.ds4si.org/

Yes Lab (organized by the Yes Men)
http://www.yeslab.org/

Big Rock Candy Mountain
Hannah Jickling & Helen Reed
http://othersights.ca/big-rock-candy-mountain/

Office of Surrealist Investigations
www.officeofsurrealistinvestigations.com

The Feminist Economics Department
Cassie Thornton
feministeconomicsdepartment.com

Urban Vacancy Research Initiative
https://www.facebook.com/UrbanVacancyResearchInitiative/

Reimagining Value Action Lab
rival.lakeheadu.ca

Bureau of Change
www.bureauofchange.org

Centre for Art Tapes
cfat.ca

Bureau of Self-Recognition
Chloe Bass
http://chloebass.com/work/bureau-of-self-recognition

The Center for the Study of the Collective
SPURSE
http://www.spurse.org/what-weve-done/sub-mergings/

The GardenLAb Experiment
LA Urban Rangers
http://www.laurbanrangers.org/site/gardenlab

Los Angeles Poverty Department
https://www.lapovertydept.org/

Revenant Archives
Kristen Gallerneaux
http://kristengallerneaux.com/archive/#/artlife-revenant-archives/

Works Progress Agency
Erica Thomas, Emily Fitzgerald, and Gracie Koester
http://worksprogressagency.com

C'mon Language
Anna Craycroft
http://annacraycroft.com/project/cmon-language/

Machine Project
Mark Allen
https://machineproject.com/

Trade School
Caroline Woolard
http://tradeschool.coop/about/

Other Centers Not Exactly Organized by Artists, but Still Great

Center for Advanced Visual Studies
MIT
http://act.mit.edu/collections/cavs/history/

Future Arts Research at Arizona State University (now defunct)
http://www.artandeducation.net/announcements/111257/f-a-r-future-arts-research-launches-at-arizona-state-university

Center for Art Sciences and Technology at MIT
https://arts.mit.edu/cast/about/