In episode 31 Make/Work, host Scott Pinkmountain speaks with researcher/curator Aurora Tang. Tang splits her time between Los Angeles, working as the Program Director at the Center for Land Use Interpretation, and Joshua Tree, where she’s the Managing Director of High Desert Test Sites.
As someone who’s built a career around thinking about sustainability for artists and arts organizations, how they can survive, how they should be funded, what they should provide for society, Tang is in many ways the perfect person to appear on Make/Work.
It’s crazy to think that one person’s time can be worth so much more than another person’s time.
Every creative laborer has a different story to tell about how they negotiate their relationship between their creative work and their paycheck and how they balance their lives to sustain their creative practice. In Make/Work, Scott will speak with emerging and established artists working in a wide range of creative mediums about how they survive, how they make a living, and how they maintain their work over the long term. New episodes will be released the third Thursday of every month.