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Hamilton Alumnus' eBay Art Project

"An artist's life in pictures- and on eBay" (Nov. 26, 2001)

By Erin Smith  |  Contact Holly Foster 315-859-4068
Posted November 26, 2001
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Hamilton alumnus John Freyer '95 has embarked on a project to sell all of his possessions. Freyer sold his catalogued possessions on eBay, then kept track of what had ended up where (including his Hamilton senior thesis, <i>Information Technologies and their Role in Surveillance Societies</i>, for $20.50). He has used eBay as a "free publishing system" to display web projects to a broader audience.  Since, he has began a road trip to visit his former possessions and most recently has even sold his website which displays the work, www.allmylifeforsale.com, to the University of Iowa Museum of Art.

To view Freyer's work, go to his website, All My Life for Sale. 

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