- A Boycott Does Not An Anti-Semite Make Or Unmake October 13, 2019
- Gulf Labor supports Unionization efforts at Guggenheim June 12, 2019
- Gulf Labor Statement April 28, 2019 April 29, 2019
- La réaction de Gulf Labor aux commentaires méprisants de Jean Nouvel à propos du traitement des ouvriers sur le chantier du Louvre Abu Dhabi October 5, 2017
- Gulf Labor statement on Boycott and UAE Travel Restrictions March 9, 2017
Timeline 2004 to 2017
- March 2017: Gulf Labor issues statement on ongoing travel restrictions
- June 2016: Guggenheim, British Museum end relations with human rights NGOs
- April 2016: Gulf Labor critiques PwC’s 4th annual monitoring report
- April 2016: G.U.L.F. resumes protests after Guggenheim refuses to engage with GLC
- April 2016: The Guggenheim severs negotiatons with Gulf Labor Coalition
- March 2016: Gulf Labor research cited by ILO in report on forced labor in UAE
- November 2015: “The Gulf: High Culture/Hard Labor” is launched in London
Key DocumentsRichard Armstrong to HRW and ITUC (PDF)
British Museum to HRW and ITUC (PDF)
Gulf Labor response to 2016 PwC Report (PDF)
PwC Report 2015 (PDF)
Human Rights Watch report 2015
Gulf Labor Report 2015
Gulf Labor Report after being invited to visit Sadiyaat Island 2014
Gulf Labor Statement 2013 (PDF)
Human Rights Watch Report 2012
Human Rights Watch Report 2009
Human Rights Watch: All UAE Reports
Hyperallergic: Boycott of Guggenheim Abu Dhabi.
TAZ: Miserable Working Conditions
The New Yorker: The Gulf Art War: New Museums in the Emirates raise the issue of workers’ rights
Hyperallergic:“Gulf Labor Criticizes Guggenheim’s Silence on Migrant Workers’ Rights”
New York Times: “The Guggenheim Is Going Global. Kind Of.”
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Posts ArchiveUpdates by Gulf Labor since March 2011 are here.
The PetitionNow signed by over 2400 artists and others, the first public petition to the Guggenheim dated March 2011 is here.
THE GULF: High Culture/ Hard Labor
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52 Weeks of Gulf Labor
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