Thank you to all 52 Weeks Contributors + Upcoming Campaign: “COUNTDOWN”

  Thanks to all the artists, activists and others who contributed to 52 Weeks! Please be on the lookout for our upcoming campaign: COUNTDOWN _________________________________________________________________________ Gulf Labor is a coalition of artists and activists who have been working since 2011 to highlight the coercive recruitment, and deplorable living and working conditions of migrant laborers in … Continue reading Thank you to all 52 Weeks Contributors + Upcoming Campaign: “COUNTDOWN”

GULF LABOR LAUNCHES 52 WEEKS OF GULF LABOR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: GULF LABOR LAUNCHES 52 WEEKS OF GULF LABOR New York, October 17, 2013 What is 52 Weeks? “52 Weeks” is a one year campaign starting in October 2013. Artists, writers, and activists from different cities and countries are invited to contribute a work, a text, or action each week that relates to or highlights the coercive recruitment, and deplorable living and working conditions of migrant laborers in Abu Dhabi who are building the … Continue reading GULF LABOR LAUNCHES 52 WEEKS OF GULF LABOR

Week 52 . Claire Fontaine . Untitled (Profit comes from exploitation)

​Untitled (Profit comes from exploitation), 2014 Digital print, dimensions (29 ½” x 41 ¾”) (106 x 75cm) This week’s contribution to Gulf Labor’s 52 Weeks is by Claire Fontaine To download, print, or simply see a higher resolution version of the work, please click here or right click and then click “Save As” _________________________________________________________________________ Gulf Labor is a coalition of … Continue reading Week 52 . Claire Fontaine . Untitled (Profit comes from exploitation)

Week 51 . Suha Traboulsi . Guggenheim Appetizer

Guggenheim Appetizer, newspaper cut-out, 2014. This week’s contribution to Gulf Labor’s 52 Weeks is by Suha Traboulsi To download, print, or simply see a higher resolution version of the work, please click here or right click and then click “Save Link As” _________________________________________________________________________ Gulf Labor is a coalition of artists and activists who have been working since 2011 to … Continue reading Week 51 . Suha Traboulsi . Guggenheim Appetizer

Week 50 . Pat McElnea . Guests

Guests, SD Video, 2007-14 (video still). Guests consists of footage shot in Dubai and Abu Dhabi from 2007.  This week’s contribution to Gulf Labor’s 52 Weeks is by Pat McElnea To watch the video (no sound), please click below guests from Pat McElnea on Vimeo. _________________________________________________________________________ Gulf Labor is a coalition of artists and activists who have been working … Continue reading Week 50 . Pat McElnea . Guests