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E-flux journal – Are You Working Too Much? – Post-Fordism, Precarity, and the Labor of Art
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  E-flux journal Are You Working Too Much? – Post-Fordism, Precarity, and the Labor of Art
Edited by Julieta Aranda, Anton Vidokle, Brian Kuan Wood.
Texts by Franco Berardi Bifo, Keti Chukhrov, Diedrich Diederichsen, Antke Engel, Liam Gillick, Tom Holert, Lars Bang Larsen, Marion von Osten, Precarious Workers Brigade, Irit Rogoff, Hito Steyerl.

Graphic design by Jeff Ramsey, cover design by Liam Gillick.
published in July 2011
English edition
10,8 x 17,8 cm (softcover)
216 pages (11 b/w ill.)
ISBN: 978-1-934105-31-3
EAN: 9781934105313
out of print
 
The labor of art.
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. Furthermore, when the flexibility, certainty, and freedom promised by being part of a critical outside are considered as extensions of recent advances in economic exploitation, does the field of art then become the uncritical, complicit inside of something far more compelling?