Posts tagged as:

A.S.A.P.

The Rent Event of the Year Is Happening Tonight

by Whitney Kimball on May 5, 2014
Thumbnail image for The Rent Event of the Year Is Happening Tonight

Start making a sign! Tonight, the Rent Guidelines Board votes on an increase for rent-regulated apartments, and this meeting is gonna be packed.

Read the full article →

Redefining the Role of the Artist

by William Powhida on April 4, 2014
Thumbnail image for Redefining the Role of the Artist

Last Thursday Brooklyn Deputy Borough President Diana Reyna reframed the affordable workspace debate from what artists need to what artists can offer their communities.

Read the full article →

Ten Takeaways on Rent Reform: “Talk to Your Neighbors”

by Whitney Kimball on April 1, 2014
Thumbnail image for Ten Takeaways on Rent Reform: “Talk to Your Neighbors”

From “Studio in Crisis,” here are ten crucial points on how artists can help change real estate policies in New York City.

Read the full article →

An In-Depth Discussion on How Artists Can Save Studios in NYC

by Whitney Kimball on April 1, 2014
Thumbnail image for An In-Depth Discussion on How Artists Can Save Studios in NYC

Six months after nearly a hundred artists were forced to leave their studios in Industry City, a panel convened to talk about what artists can do to stay in the city. We heard from representatives in city planning, city government, rent reform initiatives, and beleaguered artists.

Read the full article →

This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Newscasters Make Art

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch on March 24, 2014
Thumbnail image for This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Newscasters Make Art

This week leaves us with very little time: Roberta and Jerry do a rare public joint interview, professional newscasters perform a Liz Magic Laser piece, and artists do stand-up. More stars emerge from the Whitney Biennial, a Greenpoint horror film premieres, and Abrons Art Center hosts a day for disabilities.

But make sure to clear your schedule for the most important event of all, our co-hosted panel on studio affordability.

Read the full article →