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Chaos Computer is transitioning to a new Fiscal Host

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Chaos Computer

Chaos Computer is a community performance venue dedicated to fostering and celebrating divergent and DIY art, regardless of its commercial viability in the capitalist economy. Chaos Computer is a firmly anti-racist and anti-fascist space.


Chaos Computer is all of us

Our contributors 317

Thank you for supporting Chaos Computer.

Bayley Sweitzer


$1,160 USD

Rye Bread


$771 USD



$334 USD

Mallie sanford


$122 USD





Max Weinman

$29,500 USD



$13,881 USD

OCF Temporary...

$11,386 USD


Transparent and open finances.

Equipment Storage Rental

Rent & Lease
from Ryan Caruso to Chaos Computer
-$5,000.00 USD
Reimbursement #208464

Equipment Storage Rental Fee

from Ryan Caruso to Chaos Computer
-$5,000.00 USD
Invoice #208462

Outdoor show labor expenses

Artistic & Curatorial
from Anina Ivry-Block to Chaos Computer
-$6,000.00 USD
Invoice #205206
Today’s balance

$5,487.05 USD

Total raised

$101,947.24 USD

Total disbursed

$96,460.19 USD

Estimated annual budget

$3,440.91 USD


Let’s get the ball rolling!

News from Chaos Computer

Updates on our activities and progress.

We are Leaving Open Collective

Perhaps you have heard already, but Open Collective Foundation, which has provided a platform for fiscal sponsorship, open bookkeeping, and fundraising since 2016, is dissolving. This means that the 600+ collectives under OCFs fiscal sponso...
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Published on March 12, 2024 by Bayley Sweitzer

Please Self-Cancel Recurring Donations

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Published on July 20, 2023 by Bayley Sweitzer

Chaos Computer Final Week!

Counting tonight, {6/23 Top Surgery Benefit for CC collective member Mercury Symbol!} there are only...
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Published on June 23, 2023 by Bayley Sweitzer


Chaos Computer is an open and evolving collective of musicians, visual artists, curators, bookers, community organizers, and sound engineers dedicated to providing space, equipment, and expertise to New York City’s DIY arts community.

We have created a place where divergent and transgressive work can be shown and enjoyed, regardless of its commercial viability. A place where marginalized or underrepresented artists can make their work and be paid for it. A place that celebrates experimentation, mischief, and imperfection. And finally a place with a powerful, articulate, and well engineered sound system that can elevate and expand the music running through it; using our sound system should be an enjoyable opportunity, not another technological or social barrier that must be overcome.
Chaos Computer is built upon trust and transparency. We will not recreate yet another venue run by an anonymous council of owners who profit off and make decisions for the community of artists they claim to support. We are a no-profit space organized by volunteers.


Our team