Cultural, Artistic, or Creative? What Do We Call Our Work and What Political Difference Does it Make?"
A conversation with Andrew Ross

Andrew Ross is a social activist and Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis at NYU. A contributor to the Guardian, the New York Times, the Nation, and Al Jazeera, he is the author of many books, including Creditocracy and the Case for Debt Refusal, Bird On Fire: Lessons from the World’s Least Sustainable City, Nice Work if You Can Get It: Life and Labor in Precarious Times, Fast Boat to China--Lessons from Shanghai, No-Collar: The Humane Workplace and its Hidden Costs, and The Celebration Chronicles: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Property Value in Disney s New Town. He is the editor of the recently published The Gulf: High Culture/Hard Labor (available from OR Books).


Amy Podmore lives and works in Williamstown, Massachusetts in the USA. She teaches at Williams College and has exhibited throughout the USA as well as in Mexico, Spain and Australia. She has been the recipient of numerous awards including the Massachusetts Cultural Council Artists Fellowship. Amy Podmore received her MFA from the University of California, Davis and attended the Skowhegan School of Art.