Inspired by Ad Reinhardt’s “How to Look at Art” series, “How to...Make an (Alternative) Institution” was created for Make Things (Happen), a participatory project organized by Christine Wong Yap for Social in Practice: The Art of Collaboration, curated by Deb Willis and Hank Willis Thomas.

March 27–October 2, 2014
Nathan Cummings Foundation 
475 Tenth Avenue, 14th floor (between W. 36th & 37th Streets), New York, NY 10018
Opening Reception: Thursday, March 27, 6-8 pm 
Reservations required; email

Mid-October to November 28, 2014
NYU Tisch School of the Arts Department of Photography and Imaging galleries
721 Broadway, 8th Floor (between Washington Place and Waverly Place), New York, NY 10003
Opening Reception: TBA 

Institute for Autonomous Practices (IAP) is a speculative organization whose primary function (like all institutions) is to perpetuate itself – it does so by focusing on two self-defining questions: What is an institution? and What is autonomy?


Workshop and Conference, Herbst Academy, “Utopian Communities. Refusal, Participation and Anarchistic Practice” with Francis Cape (US), Steirischer Herbst, Graz, Austria (October 2014)

"The Future is Self-Organized: Alternatives to the Traditional MFA," Should you stay or should you go? Discussing the Debt to Asset Ratio of the MFA, panelist, College Art Association Annual Conference, New York City, Feburary 2015


Summer Institute for Visual Arts
Temporary Art Review
The Luminary - Residency Program
Many Mini Residency


FLOAT 2014: (Collective) Isolation with Radical Intention
Incomplete Manifesto for Infinite Growth

Debt Hole
Fuzzy Logic + Arches
Vision Request


Heidi Hove: The Refrigerator
Science Fictions
What Post-Artists Make Happen
HERETHEREHERE: An Interview with Jon Rubin


A to Zine


Sarrita Hunn is a interdisciplinary artist whose practice includes writing, arts administration, teaching and curating. She received a BA in Studio Art, Art History and Philosophy from Drury University in 2001, a MFA in Fine Arts from California College of the Arts in 2004 and attended Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2006. Her work has been exhibited nationally over the past decade at such venues as Laumeier Sculpture Park (St. Louis, MO) and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (San Francisco, CA), and with artist-run spaces and projects across the globe including Andrea Zittel’s A-Z West (Joshua Tree, CA), Spor Klübü (Berlin, Germany) and recently with Koh-i-noor (DK) at Malmö Konsthall (Sweden). Sarrita is also the Director of the Summer Institute for Visual Arts: MA in Studio Art and Theory Program at Drury University in Springfield, MO and the Residency Program Director at The Luminary in St. Louis. Since co-founding Temporary Art Review in 2011, Sarrita Hunn and James McAnally have worked with more than 100 writers and contributing editors to published over 350 profiles, reviews, interviews and essays that focus on artist-centered spaces and critical exchange.

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