“How Are Artists Getting Paid?” Answer #5 Alternative Economies

5. Going Off the Grid / Alternative Economies “With a similarly revolutionary viewpoint, Occupy Wall Street’s Arts & Labor working group has, over the past two years, been engaging in serious questions about how to rethink and rebuild the contemporary relationship between art and labor. Ultimately, according to the OWS Principles of Solidarity, they hope to “imagine a new socio-political and economic alternative that offers greater possibility of equality.[...]”

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Photo from the spring 2013 strike by the San Francisco Orchestra. (Source)

How Are Artists Getting Paid?
by Alexis Clements on July 22, 2013
http://hyperallergic.com/75549/how-are-artists-getting-paid/

More info on A&L’s Alternative Economies:
http://www.artsandlabor.org/alternative-economies