The We Are Not Surprised network is hosting an open meeting in London to collectively establish a code of conduct following numerous reports of sexual harassment within the visual arts.
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In response to recent allegations of sexual harassment within the art world and the resignation of Artforum co-publisher Knight Landesman, an open letter has been published by ‘art world workers’ calling for an end to silence around the issue and a renewed effort by individuals and institutions to deal with what it describes as ‘an environment of acceptance and complicity’. Here, we republish the letter in full.
Prompted by allegations of sexual harassment in the art world, an open letter has been published denouncing sexism and abuse and calling on individuals and institutions to address the issue.