A roundtable on cultural organizing in New York City.
"One of the advantages of working with people in the art world is that there’s a presumed politics, which is at least liberal. But the organizing process has opened people up to thinking about cultural workers and art workers as workers, not as this separate class. The New Museum Union had a big action a couple weeks ago outside of the museum at our opening, which was super powerful and well attended. We had some people holding “Honk for Support” signs, and cab and truck drivers going past would honk. This fire truck stopped and went wild. The remarks for the opening usually take place in the lobby, and they moved them to the top floor just so that they wouldn’t have to look at and hear us outside. But they definitely heard the fire truck"