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Seven Takeaways From Stay in New York

by Paddy Johnson on July 1, 2015
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The rent in New York sucks. It’s really high. It’s only getting higher. Is there any end in sight?

Last Saturday roughly 200 people descended on the Queens Museum to attend Stay in New York, a six hour long conference organized by Art F City in the hopes of finding an answer to this question. We didn’t come up with a grand solution, (sorry), but certainly there were a few useful take aways.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Brooklyn Is America Too

by Michael Anthony Farley and Corinna Kirsch on June 29, 2015
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This weekend, take some time for America. Go to the beach. Or a mountain. Or a cornfield or something. Eat gross food and watch fireworks. But before you do all that, get your cultural fill during the week. From Shakespeare on the Bowery, queer film screenings, a “virtual fashion show,” and two simultaneous exhibitions at 1329 Willoughby Avenue on Friday night—there are plenty of non-pyrotechnic activities leading up to the nation’s birthday.

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Cleaners and Porters to Protest at Sotheby’s London

by Leighann Morris on June 25, 2015
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In February of this year, cleaners and porters at London’s Sotheby’s auction house successfully campaigned to receive the London Living Wage of £9.15. The triumph was part of an extensive campaign by union United Voice of the World (UVW) to pressure both Sotheby’s and the contracted cleaning service Cleaning & Maintenance London (CCML) into negotiating several other terms for these employees, often migrant workers, who had complained of ill treatment—and unfair pay. But the victory of a living wage, among other gains, is now proving short-lived.

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The Stay in New York Program Guide

by The AFC Staff on June 24, 2015
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The who, what, where, and whens of Stay in New York.

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This Week’s Must-see Art Events: Bad Boys, Old Computers

by Paddy Johnson Michael Anthony Farley Corinna Kirsch on June 22, 2015
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And Stay in New York, Art F City’s affordable workspace conference at the Queens Museum!

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This Week’s Must-See Events: We Are not in Basel

by Michael Anthony Farley on June 15, 2015
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Do you see the tumble-weeds rolling through your Facebook invites? Have you walked the streets of Chelsea and assumed an evacuation order had been issued for the flood zone? No, check your email. It’s not the end of the art world as we know it; everyone is just in Switzerland for Art Basel. Except us. […]

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Art F City Launches an Affordable Workspace Conference at the Queens Museum

by The AFC Staff on June 9, 2015
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Is your rent too high? Is your landlord unreasonable? Do you want to do something about it?

Attend Stay in New York, an affordable workspace conference for visual artists.

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This Week’s Must-See Events: Collected Cum Shots and Love Children

by Paddy Johnson and Michael Anthony Farley on June 8, 2015
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In New York, there’s no such thing as recovery from last weekend’s art orgy at Bushwick Open Studios. There’s just more events. This week we’ve got what we expect to be a heady exhibition from Whitney ISP, a hypothetical, queer revision of history, and a room full of found and solicited cum shots. Good times!

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