THEORIES OF LABOR IN CULTURE: THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE MARXIST THEORY OF LABOR AND POST-WORKERISM
22.04.2014, 19:30 Tuesday
Place: National Centre for Contemporary Arts, the small hall
In contemporary post-structuralist and post-workerist theories labor, even non-material and creative one, is considered a negative concept, suggesting only the exploitation of creative and emancipatory potentials of society. Nevertheless, Marx argues in favor of the humanistic and cultural potentiality of labor. Is such apologia of labor relevant in today’s contemporary cognitive capitalism?