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Member Collectives & Projects

Safer DIY Spaces

  • “Mixed Reaction from Arts Activists as Oakland Mayor Says She’ll Seek Another Term,” by Cy Musiker. KQED News, 18 April 2017.
  • “Despite city’s attempts, Oakland warehouse owners still evicting tenants,” by Erin Baldarassi. East Bay Times, 13 March 2017.
  • “Oakland fire: Artists band together to stem evictions, make spaces safe,” by Erin Baldarassi. The Mercury News, 12 December 2016.
  • “A Path Toward Protecting DIY Spaces,” by Eillie Anzilotti. Citylab, 7 December 2016.

Counter Culture Labs

  • Harhen, Nora (2016-04-08). "Back and Forth: Counter Culture Labs". The Daily Californian.
  • “Cow Milk Without the Cow is Coming to Change Food Forever,” by Marcus Wohlson. Wired, 15 April 2015.
  • “DIYBio and Open Science Changed My Life (And Could Change Yours),” by Milo Toor. Discover Magazine, 10 June 2015.

Sudo Room

  • “Accelerator and Incubator Alternatives,” by Hannah Auger. Dataconomy, 25 December 2015.
  • “Oakland's Sudo Mesh Looks to Counter Censorship and Digital Divide With a Mesh Network,” by Ben Valentine. TechPresident, 21 July 2014.
  • “Website Aims to Record Everything About Oakland,” by Matthew Artz. Oakland Tribune, 18 Jan. 2014.

Timeless, Infinite Light

  • “Can Poetry Unravel Capitalism?” by Sarah Burke. East Bay Express, 18 March 2015.

Material Print Machine

  • “The Write Stuff: Kate Robinson on What Happens If We Don’t Make Art with Our Excess Energy,” by Evan Carp. SF Weekly, 17 Dec. 2015.


  • “Howard Zinn Book Fair celebrates people’s history, future,” by Evan Carp. SF Gate, 10 Nov. 2015.
  • “Screening of the film Concerning Violence,”, October 2015.
  • “Political Puppetry to Set Oakland Aflame,” by Sarah Burke. East Bay Express, 30 September 2015.
  • “Music fans to pedal-power the sound at Bicycle Music Festival,” by Hailey Simpson. The Bay Bridged, 18 Sep. 2015.
  • “Spellbound Cinema: The HÄXÄN Film Festival,” by Sarah Burke. East Bay Express, 26 August 2015.
  • “Megapolis Festival Celebrates the East Bay's Sonic Boom,” by Sam Levin. East Bay Express, 2 June 2015.
  • “East Bay Theater Troupe Agile Rascal Kicks off National Tour — By Bike!” by Jessi Phillips. SF Weekly, 14 May 2015.
  • “‘Let The Fire Burn’ Screens on 30th Anniversary of MOVE Bombing,” by Dani Burlison., 9 May 2015.
  • Don’t Spy On Us Concert,, March 2015. (
  • “Artists break out of their genres onstage in Poets Theater,” by Evan Carp. SF Gate, 21 Jan. 2015.
  • “Best of 2014: Top 5 Innovation Stories,” by Sophia Ellson. Oakland Local, 2 Jan 2015.
  • “Art’s Not Dead: 15 New Projects and Spaces in the Bay Area,” by Sarah Hotchkiss., 18 November 2014.


East Bay Express “Best of the East Bay 2015” Awards:

Alternative Exposure’s Southern Exposure Awards:

  • Liberated Lens (2015)
  • Material Print Machine (2014)
  • Birdhouse Art Collective (2014)
  • Publication Studio (2014)
  • Bay Area Public School (2013)
  • Black Hole Cinemathque (2013)
  • Sudo Room (2013)