I Agree To The Terms is a new virtual performance developed by the OBIE Award-winning ensemble The Builders Association, who last graced the NYU Skirball stage in December 2019 with Elements of Oz – now they’re back to reopen our first season since Covid19 shut down the theatre in 2020. Learn more:

Office Hours: Recorded March 30 @ 7PM

Get Into It

Are you new to The Builders Association? You can peruse their website and vimeo page for a glimpse into their back catalogue, or pick up their book.

The Builders Association turns 25
The Builders Association Turns 25 (2019)

Get Thee to the LIbrary

Recommended readings, curated by The Builders Association.

Surrogate Humanity: Race, Robots, and the Politics of Technological Futuresby Neda Atanasoski and Kalindi Vora

Ghost Work: How To Stop Silicon Valley From Building A New Global Underclass by Mary L. Gray and Siddharth Suri

Whole Earth Catalogue by Stewart Brand

Weapons of Math Destruction by Cathy O’Neill

Information and Society by Michael Buckland

Algorithms by Panos Louridas

Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do by Studs Terkel

Conducting Online Research on Amazon Mechanical Turk and Beyond by Leib Litman & Jonathan Robinson

Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism by Safiya Umoja Noble

Capital: A Critique of Political Economy by Karl Marx

The Black Box Society by Frank Pasquale

The Cybernetic Hypothesis by Tiqqun

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On Your Marx Prep School

Dig into our study guide for On Your Marx, the 2019 festival in celebration of Marx’s 200 birthday – with artists and scholars putting Marxist theories and ideas to work in 21st century contexts.

Extra Credit

We’ve picked a book to complement each show in our season. We’ve got novels, short stories, essays, poetry, and memoir. Join us on Zoom for a fun, informal way to find a new favorite book, meet people, and get your brain into gear for the show – even if you haven’t had a chance to read the book yet.