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Why Do We Expect Artists to Work For Free? Here's How We Can Change the System is a mapping report by American artist William Powhida. He argues that these maps display the institutional structures that keep most artists broke, and shares strategies for spreading the wealth. He also refers to examples of projects that are part of larger solidarity movement which implicitly aim to shift the discussion from artists’ individual responsibilities to the ways in which artist can act collectively.

Powhida, W. (2014) Why do we expect artists to work for free? Here's how we can change the system. New York: Creative Time Reports.

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