HV: How do you respond to arts organizations that say that this might put an unfair financial burden on their work?
W.A.G.E.: Our response is that the practice of non-payment, partial payment, and overall inadequate compensation has placed an unfair financial burden on artists for far too long. What might at first seem unfair may in fact be the beginning of a challenging process of reordering institutional priorities — it is within and because of this process that the paradigm will begin to shift.Read more:
How Much Will Artists Be Paid Under the New W.A.G.E. Certification Program?
by Hrag Vartanian, Hyperallergic, October 14, 2014