Shane Aslan Selzer is an artist, writer and organizer whose practice develops micro-communities where artists can expand on larger social issues such as generosity, exchange and failure. Selzer uses historical research to make personal interventions into social and material archives. Her work has been exhibited at venues including The Suburban, Oak Park IL, Andrew Kreps Gallery, NY P.S.1 MoMA, The Poor Farm, WI, and The Bag Factory, South Africa. Selzer is a part-time faculty member at Parsons, The New School for Design where she is coordinating development of a new Social Practice minor for students across departments. She is currently a fellow at A Blade of Grass, and just finished her book, What We Want is Free: Critical Exchanges in Recent Art (SUNY Press 2014) with Ted Purves.