The cheapest place to stay in all of New York? Artist charges one dollar a night...as long as you don't mind sleeping in a jail cell while visitors gawp at you
When it comes to finding a place to stay for the night, in New York things don't always come cheap.
However, one Chinese artist from Brooklyn is offering people the chance to stay in his apartment for a bargain $1 a night.
There are, however, a few conditions that you would have to feel comfortable with, including being filmed for the entire length of your stay in the cell.
Miao Jiaxin listed his room on Airbnb. Although renters will be housed in his studio, it appear to have more in common with a jail cell than a regular bedroom as a cage in the center of the room is where you will stay.
A small camp bed is where you'll spend your nights. If you think it looks painful, think of the money you're saving on hotel
It's all in the name of art as occupants must agree to be on display for three hours each day between 9am and midday.
Jiaxin says that in order to live in his jail cell, you don't have to be a criminal, but there are a number of rules that need to be followed.
The cage is monitored and reported via live stream online 24/7 and occupants will be able to enjoy the room as they please from 9pm until 9am.
Guests must stay in the case for three hours in the morning without any access to the internet.
'From 9:00am to 12pm, you CANNOT access internet, NO electronic devices, books, radio, pens or craftwork. You CANNOT talk to anybody. You CANNOT do Yoga or any other exercises. You CANNOT sleep,' writes Jiaxin.
The activity of guests is monitored and recorded. Despite being required to stay in the caghe for three hours a day, guests are given a key for them to lock and unlock the cage as they please.
The apartment is located in Bushwick, Brooklyn - just 15 minutes by subway from the Lower East Side.
Guests also have access to a brand new bathroom equipped with toilet and shower, along with fresh s