From organizing against arts cuts to an ‘Acid Corbynist’ listening session, can Momentum’s festival of ideas foster collective hope against right-wing media and politicians?
‘I was sad to resign; sad to believe that it was the most useful thing I could do,’ wrote Ahdaf Soueif
From Brooklyn Academy of Music to the New Museum, art workers are increasingly agitating for better compensation and a seat at the table
Over 1000 art workers have anonymously posted their salaries
Artists and lecturers won a landmark workers’ rights case in February, and hope it will have far-reaching consequences
Recent studies highlight deep precarity in the art world, alongside a renewed push for fairer payment and resistance to ‘self-exploitation’
Artists earn only £6,020 on average from their practice, with many working multiple additional jobs to supplement their income
The inquiry into the arts sector’s ‘class ceiling’ follows renewed concern around diversity and exclusion
With 12 hours of talks (and only one 20-minute break) on a Saturday, the Serpentine Marathon illustrates how the art world plays by its own rules
‘The demand to be paid is a political one,’ says campaigning organization W.A.G.E.
The work of John Hanson, Rob Nilsson and Fred Lonidier establishes a dialectic between a leftist melancholy and a more forward-looking politics
A new survey of higher education degrees in the US says that fine art is the least valuable subject to specialize in