Property prices, artists get organized

Chronicle by Nicolas Vaquier

Beyond this bright picture, the British cultural sector is suffering, in particular by the price of real estate and its successive surges. Thus, for the first time in 50 years, there are more Londoners leaving the capital than new residents. Artists are not spared and end up, little by little, being “evicted”. This is the gloomy analysis made by the London organization SPACE in its study entitled “Artists in the City: SPACE in ’68 and beyond“.