What is W.A.G.E.? Working Artists and the Greater Economy
is a New York-based activist organization focused on regulating the payment of artist fees by nonprofit art institutions and establishing a sustainable labor relation between artists and the institutions that contract them.
Why? Read our wo/manifesto
What is W.A.G.E. Certification? W.A.G.E. Certification
is a voluntary program initiated and operated by W.A.G.E. that publicly recognizes nonprofit arts organizations demonstrating a history of, and commitment to, voluntarily paying artist fees that meet a minimum payment standard.
How many are Certified? 24
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is a series of forums about art in the age of the internet that takes place at Northwest Film Forum
in Seattle. On February 11, "Value and Labor" will include researcher and digital activist Dorothy Howard; digital designer, muralist, activist Christopher Paul Jordan; artist, DxArts professor (UW) James Coupe; and W.A.G.E. in conversation via Skype with members of HOWDOYOUSAYYAMINAFRICAN Christa Bell and Sienna Shields.
We demand payment for making the world more interesting