The Coco Model

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“CoCo” stands for Collaborative Content.
We held our first open Salon for the selected contributors for issue 1 (and friends) on January 22nd, 2012.
Here is the text of the original invitation, which describes our intentions:
Friends, Colleagues, Lets-Fix-This-Fucked-up-Country Men and Women,
We would like to invite you to be close to our hearts.
You are close to our hearts.
We would like to invite to make, close to you, our hearts.
To our hearts, close, we invite to make you.
To understand eXiT STraTa as merely a magazine would hurt its feelings.
eXiT STraTa is a strategy, a process, a community, a creative approach to living life and leaving a trail behind you.
Any publications associated with eXiT STraTa are most accurately described as documentation; of an archive of the production of eXsT which can be replicated in two dimensions. But the STraTa could never be confined to two dimensions, nor to the timespace limitations of the page — quietly growing in a chrysalis of 0′s and 1′s, and presented to you, a select few, here in Soft Launch Beta, the eXsT website – which will provide a constant stream of content, a place for meeting, discovering, and sharing. eXsT_weB will offer room for video and audio content as well as in depth profiles of the creators who make up our global community, across a wide range of disciplines.
That said — as part of the, as it were, IRL [aka In Real Life]/topian [place bound] manifestation of eXiT STraTa we endeavor to sponsor a series of events, salons, workshops, and so forth — and we’d like YOU to be a part of it. We’d like you, eventually, to feel inspired to propose, participate in planning, or host your own eXsT affiliated events, but we are excited to get to the ball rolling ourselves, with the first ever…… Read more »

What is ‘Exit Strata’?

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What is ‘Exit Strata’? Well, it’s a little Dada, so to speak. Exit Strata was born out of our desire to produce an art/lit magazine — one that’s a postmodern take on the traditional literary magazine as well as a parody on everything that is a consumer magazine. Exit Strata is absurd, necessarily, and is… Read more »