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Cultural Capital: promise and price of the creative economy

Andy Pratt took part in a panel debate on the challenges and opportunity that the creative economy poses for New York. The immediate context are a number of well known artists (such as David Byrne) stating that it was no longer possible for artists to live and develop a career in New York see article here .

Andy discussed ‘The Politics of the Creative Economy‘ with journalist Thomas Frank, Jenny Gersten who is executive director of the High Line, and Martha Rosler, artist and activist. The panel was chaired by Sharon Zukin.

The event  was live streamed, and a copy is available here




sbbk273 • March 26, 2014

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