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Arianna Gass (they/she) is a worker-owner of Philadelphia-based live performance group Obvious Agency and PhD Candidate in English and Performance Studies at the University of Chicago.

Arianna Gass (they/she) is an intermedia artist and scholar whose interests lie at the intersection of digital and embodied play. They explore embodiment from a technical perspective, examining the interface of on-screen and off-screen bodily performance in video games, as well as from a creative perspective, through the production of interactive multimedia performances. Their dissertation is tentatively titled "The Body in Play: Performance in and Through Video Games." They are currently a PhD Candidate in the English and Theater and Performance Studies programs at the University of Chicago. They are also a worker-owner of Philadelphia-based live performance group Obvious Agency.

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Obvious Agency and Creative Cooperative Futures
Essay

Obvious Agency and Creative Cooperative Futures

15 March 2021

Arianna Gass and Daniel Park share their experience restructuring their company into a worker cooperative and what benefits this model offers.

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