Are You Working Too Much? Post-Fordism, Precarity, and the Labor of Art

AuthorJulieta Aranda, Brian Kuan Wood, and Anton Vidokle (eds.)
Date2011
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http://www.e-flux.com/books/are-you-working-too-much/


Let’s be clear about something: it is infuriating that most interesting artists are perfectly capable of functioning in at least two or three professions that are, unlike art, respected by society in terms of compensation and general usefulness. When the flexibility, certainty, and freedom promised by being part of a critical outside are revealed as extensions of recent advances in economic exploitation, does the field of art become the uncritical, complicit inside of something far more interesting?

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