The Guardian Looks at Artworks Exploring Real Estate Inequalities

June 1st, 2016

The Guardian looks at a recent series of artists’ works looking at real estate inequality, and exploring the social conditions, government policy and wealth that often shape urban development.  “You don’t see the people making your shirt or picking your food,” says artist Rosten Woo, who is developing a project in LA’s Skid Row neighborhood, “but you can see inequality really clearly when your neighbors change, or you yourself having to leave your apartment. It’s not the worst aspect of our particular moment in capitalism, but it is the most visible. People want to talk about it, but it’s not where I think the conversation should end. I think it does suggest it’s a way into a much larger phenomenon.”

Read more at The Guardian