The surface glamour and glitz of the modeling industry masks underlying exploitation. Most models work contingently, often without clear assurances about wages. The Model Alliance has been fighting for better labor protections for them and those on the factory floor. In an era where more industries are seeing awakened labor consciousness, its work is extraordinarily instructive.
Free and open to the public; no registration required. For more information, please visit the event webpage or contact Merlin Chowkwanyun at [email protected].
Part of the Rosner Seminar on Health, History and Social Justice series at Columbia University's Center for the History and Ethics of Public Health.