Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015
Critical Citizenship: Activism and Art
The Space, Nottingham Contemporary
Loughborough University's Anarchism Research Group and Politicized Practice Research Group present the third in a series of events to showcase and critically discuss art activists' efforts to give a voice to the excluded, promote inclusive alternatives, and enrich global culture and citizenship. By looking at arts advocacy groups, this event will discuss knowledge and strategies around campaigning and awareness-raising against exploitation and labour conditions in the cultural sector. Speakers from W.A.G.E. (via Skype from NY, US), Intern Labor Rights (NY, US) and Precarious Workers Brigade (LONDON, UK) will present recent work and discuss local conditions of their practice.
Friday, May 01, 2015
Propeller Fund 2015: Keynote Lecture
Gallery 400 at the University of Illinois
Propeller Fund hosts application workshops and artist roundtables for 2015. A weekend of events includes a keynote from Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.) at 7pm on May 1, and a roundtable discussion with collectors, artists, and administrators, "On the Value of Art." on May 2.
For Dossier #3
has invited W.A.G.E. to develop an online tool that will set standards of compensation for artists developing online commissions. This project was launched by a discussion on commissioning and producing
with W.A.G.E., Filipa Ramos (e-flux), Stephanie Luce, Suhail Malik, and Andrew Ross on March 7, 2015, and formalized by a working contract between e-flux and W.A.G.E., which can be found here