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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-facist space.

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Top financial contributors

Individuals

1
Max Weinman

$23,500 USD since Mar 2022

2
Incognito

$11,431 USD since Mar 2022

3
Joseph Miller-Gamble

$10,000 USD since Mar 2022

4
Incognito

$5,170 USD since Apr 2022

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Incognito

$1,800 USD since Mar 2022

6
Nat

$1,300 USD since Nov 2022

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Incognito

$1,218 USD since Apr 2022

8
Bayley Sweitzer

$1,160 USD since Mar 2022

9
Carbon Anderson

$975 USD since Dec 2022

10
Maura McGrath

$630 USD since Mar 2022

11
Heather P Leja

$500 USD since Apr 2022

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$450 USD since Mar 2022

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secret project robot

$400 USD since Apr 2022

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Anonymous

$350 USD since Apr 2022

15
Mike Crowley

$350 USD since Apr 2022

Organizations

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American Endowment Foundation

$250 USD since Mar 2023

Chaos Computer is all of us

Our contributors 310

Thank you for supporting Chaos Computer.

Bayley Sweitzer

Admin

$1,160 USD

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Admin

$294 USD

Rye Bread

Admin

$271 USD

Mallie sanford

Admin

$122 USD

leila

Admin

Justy

Admin

Max Weinman

$23,500 USD

Incognito

Member

$11,431 USD

Joseph Miller...

$10,000 USD

Budget


Transparent and open finances.

-$115.14USD
Paid
Reimbursement #123877
-$4,475.00 USD
Paid
Reimbursement #130664
-$1,500.00 USD
Paid
Invoice #125167
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Today’s balance

$6,238.76 USD

Total raised

$69,479.05 USD

Total disbursed

$63,240.29 USD

Estimated annual budget

$77,315.89 USD

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News from Chaos Computer

Updates on our activities and progress.

Chaos Computer Quarterly Update 3!

Hello patrons of The Computer! Happy 2023! Though it's cold and grey outside, the last few months have actually seen a lot of growth here at The Computer. Notably, we recently expanded our physical space to include several more affordably p...
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Published on January 12, 2023 by Bayley Sweitzer

Chaos Computer Quarterly Update 2!

Hello! Yes we are a bit late with this but there has been so much going on it's been hard to find the time. We counted recently and we have had 165 events since we first opening our doors in March. This is not to claim that a project like t...
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Published on November 6, 2022 by Bayley Sweitzer

New Website is Live! + Special Weekend Events

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Published on July 12, 2022 by Bayley Sweitzer

About


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.


 

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