Author Archives: meganwilson

1967 Summer of Love –> 2017 Summer of Rage & Resistance

ATA (Artists’ Television Access) 992 Valencia Street, San Francisco CA July 20 – August, 2017

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CAPITALISM IS OVER! in Código Magazine!

Check out CAPITALISM IS OVER! If You Want It in the Febrero issue of Código Magazine HERE!

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Airbnb Had Housing Activists Pushed Into a “Free Speech Zone”

This weekend Airbnb held its first-ever conference for hosts in San Francisco. Inside, executivesrestated the company’s goal to win a Nobel Peace Prize. Outside, local cops allegedly shoved housing activists who were protesting Airbnb’s role in the eviction crisis, confining demonstrators into a “free speech” pen.  …. … Continue reading

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TWITTER . ZENDESK . YAMMER

San Francisco’s Tenderloin district has the highest concentration of homeless persons (44%), comprises the highest proportion of residents living in poverty (69.7%) with a per capita income of $14,556 compared to San Francisco’s average of $73,802, and of the population … Continue reading

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BETTER HOMES & GARDENS TODAY

Installation & Public Project by Christopher Statton and Megan Wilson October 1 – 31, 2014 with Events October 29 & 30 ATA (Artists’ Television Access) 992 Valencia Street San Francisco, CA 94110 In October 2014, artists Christopher Statton and Megan … Continue reading

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The Gentrification of our Livelihoods: Everything Must Go… by Megan Wilson

We Lose Space, Installation by Megan Wilson and Gordon Winiemko, San Francisco Art Commission Grove Street Gallery (across from SF City Hall), San Francisco, CA, 2000, photo by Megan Wilson New Feature on Stretcher: Preface: When I began researching and … Continue reading

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This Isn’t the Tech Disruption They Asked For

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Clarion Alley Mural Project’s “Wall of Shame & Solutions”

Wall of Shame & Solutions, Christopher Statton, Megan Wilson, Mike Reger, Clarion Alley Mural Project, 2014. Photo by Steve Rhodes. Clarion Alley Mural Project Wall of Shame & Solutions New Mural on Clarion Alley by Christopher Statton, Megan Wilson, and … Continue reading

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New York Times Used As Marketing Tool for 5M / Forest City Enterprises

On December 13th the New York Times published the following Op-Ed / marketing piece by Allison Arieff, editor and content strategist for SPUR: What Tech Hasn’t Learned From Urban Planning by Allison Arieff SAN FRANCISCO — The tech sector is, … Continue reading

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How Clarion Alley Mural Project Met Developer Dan Safier and The Prado Group

Developing Divisions – by Steven T. Jones, SF Bay Guardian 38 Dolores Street, San Francisco Gentrification Project by Dan Safier and the Prado Group With the clink of champagne glasses, kudos to the development team and its community partners, and … Continue reading

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