Museum Of Arte Útil

The Arte Útil archive presents a growing archive of over two hundred case studies that imagine, create and implement beneficial outcomes by producing tactics that change how we act in society.

These cases studies have been built up over the past eighteen months and was compiled by researchers at the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven and Queen Museum, New York; Tania Bruguera, a group of international correspondents and an open call.

Users are invited to download PDFs of the case studies and propose new projects to be added.



Rael Artel, Claire Bishop, Clare Butcher, Binna Choi, Teddy Cruz, Ekaterina Degot, Galit Eilat, Tom van Gestel, Grizedale Arts, Claire Hsu, Abdellah Karroum, Grant Kester, Heejin Kim, Michy Marxuach, Cuauhtémoc Medina, Gabi Ngcobo, Paul O´Neill, Sarah Rifky, Caterina Riva, Lucía Sanromán, David Teh, Nato Thompson, Vivian Ziherl, Magdalena Ziolkowska

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Initiatives for unemployed people


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Employment of Former Drug Users

2003 - ongoing

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Space Sharing


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Problem solving through networking


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Language Schools in the Kosovo War

1999 - 2003

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Improving Conditions in Deportation Detention


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Immigrant Labor Issues


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Medical Care for Homeless People

1993 - ongoing

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Shelter for drug-addicted women

1994 - 2000

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A vacant house for students


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Home Improvement Service

2012 - ongoing

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Furnishing Social Institutions

2005 - ongoing

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