Concerned about the impact of debt, rent, and precarity on the lives of creative people, BFAMFAPhD asks: What is a work of art in the age of $120,000 art degrees? Artists Report Back and Census Report , as well as Statements and …in which nothing can be finally paid off are recent efforts of core members Susan Jahoda, Blair Murphy and Caroline Woolard and contributing members Vicky Virgin and Julian Boilen. BFAMFAPhD‘s reports and installations contextualize personal experience in relation to national data. They have been cited widely by mainstream and art-centric press, and have been exhibited at the Museum of Art and Design, Cleveland Art Institute, and the Brooklyn Museum.
copyright artist as debtor and the authors 2015