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The Why Collective is a group of artists and thinkers dedicated to a roundtable-style of artistic inception and creation. We seek to provide a place for artists of multiple disciplines to work together in a collaborative space without the traditional hierarchy of leadership roles. We invite artists to play and explore non-traditional performance practices in our creative laboratory setting, where both tradition and innovation are honored and honed. Through our own exploration of life’s deepest questions, we hope to encourage our audiences to join us in resisting and reshaping the status quo through interdisciplinary performance art.

For Sale!

Prints of Live Drawing from Love is Strong: a happening, by Michael Arthur

The artwork (right) was made by Michael Arthur (@inklines) as a an artifact of the collective memory of the event. We think he nailed it.

Prints of this piece are available via his website, and a portion of each sale will be donated to The Why Collective toward the next "happening."


Thank you to everyone who supported our

 Inaugural Festival-in-Residence 

January - May 2023

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