INVERSE PROPORTION – ART AS (NOT) LABOR CONCERNS UNPAID ARTISTS’ LABOR.

THIS PROJECT IS DEDICATED TO RECORDING

art fabrication, installation & deinstallation, gallery sitting, rehearsals, meetings, etc.

materials, studio rent, exhibition documentation, travel, shipping, service fee, etc.

grants, awards, stipend, honorarium, artwork sales, etc

first-person perspective videos

FOR A PIECE, PROJECT, OR EXHIBITION, FROM 50 CHICAGO ARTISTS WHO HAVE EXHIBITIONS AND PUBLIC EVENTS IN 2022-23.

11 shirts + 3 Screens = 6 hours

Behind-the-scenes from A Night Visible to the Naked Eye육안으로 보이는 밤 (2019-2022)

Work Hours: Approx. H (2019-2022)
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Income: $2030 ($2010 Grant + $20 Sales’s 80%)

More information about this project: https://avisiblenight.com/

Behind-the-scenes from (TBA) (2021-2022) 

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Lynn Basa making “Hero Worship” for Mu Gallery exhibition, July 2022

Work Hours: 6H + hours of research and experimentation
Expense: $50 + expense from research, experimentation and other
Income: $250 (art sale: sold at $500)

More Information about this project: http://www.lynnbasa.com/

Behind-the-scenes from Simulated Rainbow (2022)

The Pieces in the show: Kiki’s Room (fabric installation), One Man’s Utopia is Another’s Dystopia (knit installation), May the Flowers You Sew Grow

Work Hours: Approx. 354H (March 2022- March 2022) 
Expense: $989.46
Income: $1,000 (Stipend)

More Information about this project: https://eseosaedebiri.com 

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Behind-the-scenes from  (2022)

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Behind-the-scenes from  Timely Sanctification (2022)

The pieces in the show: Nostos and Algos (Two Nuns), Oranges on the Seder Plate, Karpas, Beitzah, and others

Work Hours: Approx. 185H (July 2021-April 2022)
Expense: $1,800
Income: $75 (Material reimbursement)

More information about this project: https://www.chalfinpiney.com/

Behind-the-scenes from the body of work ofUninhibited: People of The Earth” at Crossings (2022)

The pieces in the show:  “مُثنيات Muthanayat: Mirrored folds of the same self,” “Lithostatic #1,” ” Lithostatic #2,” “الغير مقيدون: أهل الأرض  Uninhibited: People of the earth (video)” and others

Work Hours: Approx. 230H
Expense: $2,895
Income: $1,500 (Grant)

More Information about this project: https://www.farahsalem.com/upcoming-events-1/2022/4/15/chicago-artist-coalition-crossings

Behind-the-scenes from (2022)

Work Hours: Approx. 850H (20––2022)
Expense: Approx. $2720
Income: N/A

More Information about this project: http://bryanabibbs.com/

Carefully Crafting Stairway to Nowhere (2022)

Work Hours: Approx. 126H
Expense: $325 + (meals, utilities, rent)
Income: $2000 (commission fee)

More Information about this project: http://www.bthomasart.com/

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