Swill children were roaming bands of orphans during the industrial revolution that traded kitchen refuse for use as fertilizer and hog food ('swill'). The idea of value as a variable substance is the projects fundamental concept
Swill Children encompasses many different projects ranging from limited audio objects, such as records, cassettes and small run CD's, to printed objects with adjoining online components.
Swill Children also facilitates _ Quarterly (a collaboration between Justin Sloane and Jesse Hlebo), Certain Distinctions (a series of actions based on the structure of a gradient), and Paperweight (a collective website dedicated to facilitating a critical dialogue on, and providing resources for and about, independent publishing)
Swill Children breeds concurrent positivity, creation, community, chaos, destruction and sadness