Tag Archives: W.A.G.E.
Bonnie Fortune discusses her recent book, An Edge Effect: Art & Ecology in the Nordic Landscape.
Who are the artists that consider themselves part of contemporary artist-run culture? What is the public purpose for our work? How are we organized?
“What the city should give to the arts is a fraction of what the arts continually give to the city.” – Haben und Brauchen
Artist Organisations International brought together over twenty representatives of organizations founded by artists whose work confronts today’s crises in politics, economy, education, immigration and ecology.
Has economics become the dominant mode of artistic action of our time? From Sotheby’s and e-flux, to W.A.G.E. and Free Cooper Union, the market, protest movements, and the model of the artist-as-entrepreneur threatens to overwhelm art’s social and aesthetic aims.