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Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi

Artists Launch ‘52 Weeks’ Campaign to Protest Labor Conditions at Art Institutions in Abu Dhabi

Poster for "52 Weeks." (Courtesy Gulf Labor)

Walid Raad and a group of other artists, writers and activists have announced a year-long campaign, starting this month protesting the “deplorable living and working conditions” of migrant workers building outposts for three high-profile Western arts institutions in Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island—the Guggenheim, the Louvre and the Sheikh Zayed National Museum (which is being built Read More