The price of information has not only gone into free fall in the last few years, it is still in free fall now, it will continue to fall long before it hits bottom, and when it does whole categories of currently lucrative businesses will be either transfigured unrecognizably or completely wiped out, and there is nothing anyone can do about it.
A stock market for cultural renewal.
To begin, ten artists introduce their big ideas for works of social art on this site. Shares to fund each project are immediately up for grabs, and are offered henceforth at one dollar per share. The shares are redeemable in a public auction of the finished work one year later. The proceeds of the auction are shared 50/50 between the artist and the network of shareholders, aligning the two groups.
Our City, Our Music is a location-based album showcasing the latest local musicians and emerging filmmakers. How: Using GPS enabled handheld devices fans, tourists, and happy people stroll through the city to 12 mapped locations where video and narratives are unlocked and enjoyed.