Saturday, September 24, 2022, 1:00 pm
In conjunction with Kafala: Migrant Labor in the Arabian Peninsula
Join Dr. Andrew Ross who will be presenting a comprehensive and concise overview of the art and actions by the Gulf Labor Artist Coalition. The online presentation will be followed by a discussion and Q & A session.
Dr. Andrew Ross is Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University. He has authored many books and edited The Gulf: High Culture/Hard Labor. Ross is also a contributor to The Nation, The Guardian, The New York Times, Al Jazeera, Newsweek, and Artforum. Much of his writing focuses on labor, the urban environment, and the organization of work, from the Western world of business and high technology to conditions of offshore labor in the Global South. Making use of social theory as well as ethnography, his writing questions the human and environmental cost of economic growth.
Clark Clark is an interdisciplinary artist, activist, and an assistant professor of art and graphic design from Minneapolis, Minnesota. He earned an MFA from Brooklyn College and a BFA from Webster University. His latest creative work includes photographing stray cats in the Middle East and painting vibrant geometrical abstract murals.