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Status active
Country United States
State or District New York
City Brooklyn
Date of founding 2013/12/20
Last Updated 2014-01-15
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United States

Number of members 8
Open to Exchanges? no
Open to Residencies? no

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{open}set is a (not-yet-established) creative space in Brooklyn inspired largely by Sudo Room. This is a page for us to talk to each other and the rest of the world about what we are doing. You are welcome to help by editing this page! If you want help understanding how to edit wikis, just ask, or check out this page for a decent primer on syntax.


We don't have an agreed upon set of values yet, but here's some words that keep coming up:

  • Inclusivity
  • Openness
  • Creativity
  • Prefiguration
  • Do-ocracy
  • Anti-capitalism
  • Anti-opression


  • Finding a permanent home
  • Turning a basement into a cool place to do stuff
  • Inventorying available spaces in Crown Heights and other Brooklyn Neighborhoods
  • Co-learning Sessions
  • Crown Heights Wiki
  • Crown Heights Oral History Project
  • Brooklyn Neighborhood Preparedness Map
  • Brooklyn Tactical Real Estate Mapping
  • Science Experiments
  • BratStat Wiki

Things We Want to Learn[edit]

  • Soldering
  • Crochet
  • Statistics
  • Data Analysis
  • Digital Design
  • Ruby
  • Javascript
  • Mapping
  • Research skills
  • Gardening

Things We Can "Teach"[edit]

  • Statistics
  • Data Analysis
  • Google Apps Scripts
  • Mapping
  • Fermentation
  • Wiki-ing
  • Photo Editing
  • Graphic Design
  • Sewing
  • Jewelry
  • Gardening
  • Woodworking
  • Rhino
  • Interviewing
  • Corporate Research
  • "Organizing"
  • Political Economy
  • NYC History
  • Javascript

Physical Objects We Want[edit]

  • Dehumidifier
  • Table
  • Chairs
  • Sheets
  • Clip Lights
  • Chalk Boards
  • 3D Printer
  • Letter Press


Next Sesh[edit]


  • Friday, January 17, 2pm
  • Austin's place
  • Text 831-917-6400 or email if you need the address

Things to jam on[edit]

  • Jamming on Drew's phenological clock project (see description here and gist [ here)
  • Open source script to make it easy to feed form data to google spreadsheets (working off of Austin's old order form project here)
  • BratStat research?
  • Property Ownership Research documentation
  • Eating yummy food!

Meeting Minutes[edit]

Meeting Minutes