Unexpected Collective

The Artists

Looking into a bucket full of wooden nickels that are printed with 'Unexpected Collective .art'.

Unexpected Collective creates interactive installations that are a springboard for surprise, joy, and hands-on public engagement with the artworks.


A photograph of Ipomoea:Grass showing grass-like string hanging in interactive lighting with a puppet sitting on a table.

The Toolbox

A photograph of one installation from The Toolbox in which white baloons wrapped in tiny lights rise from a hill in Grant Park at dusk.


Photograph of the Echo Tube installation which consists of a convoluted length of pink pipes with a mouthpiece and large red button at one end.