Care Shirt


Black short-sleeved crew-neck T-shirt.

Can we code to care and code carefully?

All sales profit made through purchased merchandise will go directly towards supporting the Distributed Web of Care initiative and fellowship.

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Care shirts are a part of The Distributed Web of Care initiative, a project exploring the Distributed Web as a peer-to-peer alternative web that prioritizes collective agency and individual ownership of data and code. The networks which dominate the world today define user in relation to data collection, control and financial accessibility. In critical opposition, the Distributed Web of Care, focuses on people and personhood – minorities, those who aren’t normatively abled and those who are less visible – emphasizing one’s integrity, security and privacy.  The project asks us to unlearn the assumption that technological innovation and automation is an inherent good, asking instead how we can code to care and code carefully. The entire profit of hoodie and t-shirt sales will fund the Distributed Web of Care fellowship this summer.

Pre-sale between May 1 to June 30, 2018. Shipping begins mid-July, 2018.

Model Tiri Kananuruk is a performance artist and programmer. Tiri is wearing the fitted, black Care T-Shirt in a size M.

[Image Description: a model wearing black, short-sleeve, fitted T-shirt with a black turleneck underneath (not included). Background drawings of network diagram. 

Printed on the front T-shirt is centered white handwritten text. All of the letters are capitalized and spaced out evenly between them. Words are stacked on top of one another vertically, with one word per line. The words alternate between visible text and text that is crossed out with a diagonal line from left to right through it. From top to bottom, the shirt reads: “Care,” “Control” (with a line crossing through it), “Person,” “User” (with a line crossing through it), “Unlearn,” “Machine Learn” (with lines crossing through it). The words Machine Learn are separated so as to each take up one line.

Printed on the back of the T-shirt is white handwritten text centered on the top. The back reads in all capital letters, “Uncomputable.” The “O” contains a hand-drawn smiley face inside of it. The letters are skinny and long, rather than spaced out evenly.]

Classic (Boxy):
100% Organic Cotton Classic Short-Sleeve T-Shirt
BODY LENGTH 28 29 30 31 32 33
BODY WIDTH 18.5 20.5 22.5 24.5 26.5 28.5
SLEEVE LENGTH 7.5 8 8.5 9 9.5 10


100% certified organic ringspun cotton, shoulder seam clean-finished with self-fabric tape
BODY LENGTH 24 25 26 27 28 29
BODY WIDTH 16.5 17.5 19.5 21.5 23.5 25.5
SLEEVE LENGTH 5.35 5.75 6.13 6.5 7 7.25


If you cancel your order before it has been shipped, you will be assessed a 15% cancellation fee before credit is issued. To cancel, please email At the moment, we can not process a return order.


Additional information


Classic, Fitted

Size - Shirt

XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL