By overhauling the Public's branding, their marketing, their fundraising, their architecture, and their content, RE-PUBLIC makes crucial points about the necessary relationship of complicity to public culture in 21st- century America.
CiNE was founded in 2003 to examine the conditions of spectacle and spectatorship across a wide range of media. Its membership includes writers, artists, designers, researchers and accountants. Recent and ongoing initiatives include 'NIGHT, MOTHERFUCKER at Gavin Brown's Passerby; MESSALINA at SPF; and ACTORS AT WORK, debuting in August, 2006.
RE-PUBLIC was published in THEATER (Duke UP) 35:3.
Available for download at http://www.cineinitiatives.net/CiNE_Re-Public.pdf