Hogeschool van Amsterdam

Centre for Applied Research of the Faculty on Digital Media & Creative Industries

Pausing precarity

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What does it mean to be precarious, and who self-identifies as part of the precariat? Is it a political position? And if so, how can precariats start to organize themselves? In this first episode of the Zero Infinite podcast we discuss precarity, anti-austerity and work through interviews with Alex Foti, Baruch Gottlieb and Henry Warwick. How did the precariat arise, and who exactly is part of the precariat? The second half of the episode is a homage to the work of the late Mark Fisher. We listen to audio clips from his talk at the INC event MyCreativity in 2014, in which he analyzed the nature of neoliberalism and its consequences for individual wellbeing. What influence does a social system have on mental health, and how can this responsibility become clear?

Reference Gloerich, I. (Author), Dovey, M. D. S. (Author), & Rasch, M. D. (Author). (2017). Pausing precarity. Digital or Visual Products, Institute of Network Cultures. http://networkcultures.org/blog/publication/zero-infinite-podcast-1/
Published by  Centre for Applied Research FDMCI 31 January 2017

Publication date

Jan 2017

Author(s)

M.D.S. Dovey
M.D. Rasch

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