How Arts Work is changing in 2021 amp; Beyond
The pandemic is raging on without any clear end to be seen. But the world of art is still changing. Every day brings information about budget cuts and layoffs.
restructuring, shifting calendars and postponed or cancelled events, OVRs and new forms of online programming -When the dust is settled,
Art can be a totally different world.
Many professionals who were gallery assistants, registrars or museum educators were fired because of the epidemic. While
some of these jobs are back in the market, some of those jobs have been re-opened, and the Delta variant is threatening this class of people again. This is a problem for the particular professional group.
It isn't a new problem. The career they choose and the reality that follows can be summarized in one word: precarious.
For those who experienced the 2008 financial crisis, and subsequent recession, the current labour market has a resemblance to the past, however it comes with the same public policy.
health epidemic that makes the whole mess that much more dangerous, exhausting, and downright scary. History may not repeat itself completely.