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By Brian Curtin In early 2010, the Bangkok-based curator Logan Bay invited a number of artists to create works in a silk-screen factory at the edge of Samut Sakhon, where an exhibition titled Free Size was subsequently mounted. The PR for the exhibition explained, “In a mass produced world of global goods, the act of […]
@BKK Arthouse 1 – 3 July 2011 For more information please contact BKK ARTHOUSE Room 6, Level 3, Bangkok Art and Culture Center (BACC) BTS: National Stadium Gallery Hours: 1:00pm – 7:30pm, Tuesday – Sunday Tel: 089 7811463, 084 0233193 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Founded in 2003 by former sweatshop workers who were illegally dismissed from their […]
By Brian Byrnes, CNN Buenos Aires – Maria Velasquez was in need of work. She had no prospects in her hometown of La Paz, Bolivia, so when she was offered a bus ticket to Argentina and assured of steady work and a home there, she jumped at the chance. It was a trip that would […]
A number of initiatives selling clothes that are calling themselves “ethical”, “alternative” or “fairly produced” have sprung up following campaigns by the international anti-sweatshop movement and increased consumer interest in fair trade and ethical shopping. These initiatives aim to promote the idea of a more ethical clothing industry and/or meet the demands of a rising […]
By Marwaan Macan-Markar BANGKOK, Jan 13 2004 (IPS) – ‘Dignity Return’ is a clothing label still on the fringe of Thailand’s sprawling world of garment factories, where globally known brands like Nike and Levis dominate. But it represents hope – and more – for the Thais churning out T-shirts and headbands bearing the stamp of […]
Dignity Returns at Protest site, the Ministry of Labor April, 2008 Brand: Dignity Returns The Solidarity Factory Cooperative was created by former Bed and Bath factory workers. This followed a three-month struggle by workers for payment of money owed to them, following its unexpected closure in October 2002. “…in this place, there is no boss […]