Art Work: A National Conversation About Art, Labor, and Economics
Edited by Temporary Services
SPACES: Cleveland, and Temporary Services, 2009
Dimensions: 11" x 12"
Edition Size: 15,000
This newspaper was launched from Cleveland at SPACES in late November, 2009. We are sending large stacks around the country to over 80 cities so you might want to check our distribution page on the site for the paper to see if you can get free copies where you live: www.artandwork.us. We have also posted PDFs of the paper for you to download for free. To get a printed copy, we are only charging for processing fees and shipping. The paper itself is free.
More information about the paper and its launch:
SPACES hosts Art Work: A National Conversation About Art, Labor, and Economics, produced by Temporary Services, an independent, Chicago-based collective comprised of Brett Bloom, Salem Collo-Julin and Marc Fischer. Art Work is a newspaper and website that uses SPACES as its distribution hub. It consists of writings from artists, activists and academics on the topic of working amidst depressed economies and how that impacts artistic process, compensation and artistic property. The newspaper will be distributed throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.
The independently published, 40-page paper (printed at The Plain Dealer press) features the writings of Julia Bryan-Wilson, author of Art Workers: Radical Practice in the Vietnam Era (2009) and Work Ethic (2003); Holland Cotter, New York Times Art Critic and 2009 Pulitzer Prize winner for criticism; Christina Ulke, Marc Herbst, and Robby Herbst, editors for The Journal of Aesthetics and Protest; Harrell Fletcher, visual artist; Futurefarmers, a collective design studio that supports art projects, artists in residencies and research interests; Robin Hewlett, artist/activist; Justseeds: Visual Resistance Artists' Cooperative; Nicolas Lampert, interdisciplinary artist; Lize Mogel, interdisciplinary artist; and Dan S. Wang, artist and writer, as well as other influential essayists to be announced.