When a Working Artist Has to Live Off the Grid

Amid a documented rise in the number of homeless in New York City, many of those without homes may be effectively invisible – going about seemingly normal routines and even work without a place to live.

Source: Homeless model: New York’s hidden homeless – BBC News

A fascinating story that poses a question: how long can any city hold itself out as a center of arts and letters when only the most successful artists and scribes can even afford to live there?


Author: David Wolf

An adviser to corporations and organizations on strategy, communications, and public affairs, David Wolf has been working and living in Beijing since 1995, and now divides his time between China and California. He also serves as a policy and industry analyst focused on innovative and creative industries, a futurist, and an amateur historian.

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