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Vicky Blume

Vicky Blume is an arts worker based in New Haven, CT. She currently serves as the 2022 Creative-in-Residence at the New Haven Free Public Library, after moving to the city to study psychology and art at Yale. Prior to joining Fractured Atlas, Blume lit up community engagement for Artspace New Haven and Creative Arts Workshop. She is a fan of open source education and people who use nature-inspired metaphors in professional settings. In her artistic practice, Blume builds interactive websites, animations, and installations that offer calming and consensual alternatives to the Attention Economy. At home, she is passionate about her houseplants but struggles to care for more sensitive plants. She aspires to create a home environment where every houseplant can thrive.

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Tips and Tools | Scarcity | Personal Finances | Economic Justice

By Vicky Blume
October 27th, 2022

A high stakes barter exchange takes place in my apartment every morning. My cat, Zart, has determined that the fair market value of one (1) hour of additional sleep in the morning is equivalent to ¼ cup of dry food. Most recently, he has stipulated that ½ can of wet food can be exchanged for two (2) hours of additional sleep. If neither of these goods appear in his bowl at 6AM, I will not receive any additional sleep.

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Tips and Tools | Resistance | Scarcity | Self Care | Personal Finances | Economic Justice

By Vicky Blume
October 6th, 2022

My measuring stick for rising inflation is the cost of an iced oat milk vanilla matcha latte. It used to be $5, then $6, now a harrowing $7. Every time I reach the checkout screen, a familiar, condescending voice comes blaring through my head:

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Big Ideas | Tips and Tools | Social Media | Workplace

By Vicky Blume
September 26th, 2022

Being transparent with your followers, friends, and family is scary. I’ll go first: