The documentary Wapping: The Workers’ Story recounts a pivotal moment in UK labor history.
In the late 1970s and early ’80s, women office workers banded together in a labor movement that sprouted up in 25 cities across the country.
Icons like the Black Panther Party logo, the “Sabo-Tabby,” and innumerable pieces of protest art go against the traditional Western taboo around the felines.
This year’s Open City Documentary Festival in London screened numerous films which highlight the humanity and resilience of those on society’s margins.
The documentary Bisbee ’17 deconstructs how we perform our idea of the past as it resurrects an unsavory episode in labor history.
The historic first part-time faculty union in the nation at Columbia College held the two-day strike to convey to the administration the seriousness of unresolved bargaining issues.
MEXICO CITY — In a multiyear project that has exploded beyond any one gallery space, New York’s Jill Magid has reactivated the legacy of Mexican modernist architect Luis Barragán.
HAMTRAMCK, Mich. — The average American consumer has no idea how much labor goes into an everyday object, even one as omnipresent as, say, a little black dress.
WASHINGTON, DC — In a tiny storefront in DC’s Shaw neighborhood, Paul Shortt grimaces as his gray dress pants rip along the seams. They’re clearly inadequate for his large, bearlike figure, but he loops a belt through and leaves the pants unbuttoned.
At a hard-hat tour of the Whitney’s Renzo Piano-designed building in downtown Manhattan earlier this month, it was announced that the institution plans to extend a year of museum membership to the project’s construction workers.
Stereotypically, artists are known for being moody, brooding, depressed types. But a new study of working artists in Europe finds that they’re actually much happier with their jobs than their non-artist counterparts.
How are artists who have been systematically denied fair wages and access to basic services like healthcare and unemployment protections gaining access to those things today?