How a US Labor Reform Bill Could Harm Artists

Possible changes to the United States labor law are raising eyebrows in some creative circles, where freelancers worry they could lose important freedoms due to legislation that redefines some independent contractors as employees. “This is something that should be on everyone’s radar,” Kim Kavin, a freelance writer and editor based in New Jersey who co-founded … Read more

A Meditation on Biotech’s Cycles of Healing and Harm

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — For her first institutional show within the US, artist and disability-justice advocate Sharona Franklin protests the impact of biohazard waste under the nose of some of the world’s largest chemical companies. Franklin’s exhibition, part of the List Project series is an elegiac but dynamic rumination on biotech, pointedly installed within the Massachusetts … Read more