Caroline Woolard makes sculptures, platforms, and events to imagine and enact relationships of cooperation and mutual aid. Woolard is the Director of Research and Programs at Open Collective, a tech platform that enables a network of 600+ nonprofits and aligned entities to support 7000+ groups to legally raise and spend $30M+ each year. In 2020, Woolard launched with Nati Linares to grow the solidarity economy movement in the United States by centering systems-change work led by artists and culture-bearers. Woolard has co-founded a number of initiatives, including,, BFAMFAPhD, and MakingandBeing. Woolard’s art and systems-change work has been featured at MoMA, in a monograph, and on New York Close Up, a digital film series broadcast on PBS.