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She’s working on a support structure and incubator called HOST with artist Peter Brock.

She is on the bargaining committee of the NewMuU, New Museum Union x UAW-Local 2110. Unions are not for coal miners but for art workers too! Collectively, we’re making waves and supporting each other. 

Check out the best press from the reckoning:

November 25, 2019: “Museum Workers Across the Country Are Unionizing. Here’s What’s Driving a Movement That’s Been Years in the Making,” by Catherine Wagley in artnet

November 22, 2019: “At MOCA Los Angeles, Workers Push to Unionize, Joining a Growing Movement,” by Alex Greenberger in ARTnews

April 22, 2019: “The New Museum’s Union Resistance Contradicts Its Radical Inception,” by Hazel Cills in Jacobin

October 2019: “New Museum Union on collective bargaining,” Francesca Altamura, Gabriel Gordon, and Dana Kopel with Rachel Ichniowski on e-flux Podcast (dur. 33:10 mins)

April 1, 2019: “Issues & Commentary: Fight at the New Museum,” by Sarah Resnick in Art in America

January 24, 2019: “New Museum Union Votes to Join Local 2110,” by Alex Greenberger in artnews

January 23, 2019: “Fight at the New Museum: an Interview with Lily Bartle,” by Meagan Day in Jacobin

January 23, 2019: “Imminent Union Vote Sparks Debate at Manhattan’s New Museum,” by Colin Moynihan in New York Times

January 22, 2019: “Episode 29—New Musuem Union,” Dana Kopel, Lily Bartle, and Alicia Graziano, Art and Labor Podcast (dur. 1:05:26 mins)

January 14, 2019: “The Gray Market: Why the New Museum’s Union Reckoning Reflects a Much Bigger Problem (and Other Insights),” by Tim Schneider in artnet

January 11, 2019: “New Museum Staff Launches Campaign to Unionize, Urging ‘Critical Changes’”, by Jasmine Weber in Hyperallergic

January 10, 2019: “The New Museum’s Staff is Pushing to Unionize—and Top Leadership is Not at All Happy About It,” by Ben Davis & Sarah Cascone in artnet

Stand in solidarity with the NewMuU by following the movement on Twitter, Instagram, or via our website.  

In December 2016 she travelled to Essen for Impact16 and met cool people. In July 2018 she met new Russian friends with curator Lizaveta Matveeva in St. Petersburg at Back Apartment Residency.