"Co-Operative Platform Ownership Is Keeping Artists in Business"
Cooperative funding may be integral to sustaining a career in the arts, as an article in Next City explores.
The coronavirus pandemic has shined an even brighter spotlight on the need for shared community wealth. In cities across the country, people are turning to worker cooperatives and community wealth building to solve housing instability, local job loss, even to fund local news organizations. For artists, who can be particularly vulnerable to recessions and economic instability, this model could be key to helping them make a living through their work.