Most performing artists would agree: you don’t go into the arts to make money. But are artists exploiting themselves by accepting low pay and undervaluing their own work? The value of art cannot be measured in dollar signs, but at some point, the artist needs to get paid. How they decide what their art is worth is another story.
MADE HERE is a documentary series devoted to the lives of performing artists based in New York City. Last season, the series explored the issues of Creative Real Estate, Day & Night Jobs, Family Balance, Activism and Technology. In Season Two, MADE HERE explores Identity, Creative Practice, Money, Lifework, and Home.