The following is a reposting of some links at the SFMoMA's blog, Open Space, edited by Suzanne Stein. For a series Stein is doing called "Shoptalk," which is "focused on survival strategies artists develop and adopt to gain recognition and financial viability." A nice little bibliography if you ask me:
Hakim Bey, T.A.Z.: The Temporary Autonomous Zone: Poetic Terrorism
Brandon Brown’s Bohemia of Finances series.
Holland Cotter, “The Boom Is Over. Long Live the Art!” New York Times, February 12, 2009
The Culture, Creativity, and Communities (CCC) Program at the Urban Institute, “Investing in Creativity: Support Structure for U.S. Artists,” 2003
Thom Donovan, “Art Strike Anyone”?
The Invisible Committee, The Coming Insurrection (Los Angeles: Semiotext(e), 2009).
Paul Lafargue, “The Right to be Lazy,” 1883
Leveraging Investments in Creativity (LINC), “Artists and the Recession,” May 2010,
Chantal Mouffe “Artistic Activism and Agonistic Spaces,” in Art and Research, Volume 1, Number 2, Summer 2007
National Governors’s Association (NGA) Center for Best Practices; “Arts and the Economy: Using Arts and Culture to Stimulate State Economic Development,” 2007
Bob Projansky and Seth Siegelaub, The Artist’s Reserved Rights Transfer and Sale Agreement, 1971, included in the Documenta 5 catalogue