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make-shift is a house party, performance, and networked salon. Each live event telematically connects participants in two ordinary houses and an online performance space, using the cyberformance platform UpStage ( in conjunction with audio-visual streams from the two houses. The theme of the work centers around consumption and disposal in late capitalism. Crutchlow and Jamieson describe themselves as "brokers" of the event, combining scripted performance with improvisation and activities in which everyone participates in various ways, becoming co-authors in a collaborative process.