Remedios Zafra, CSNI external researcher associate, has published the article The Precarious Individual: Cultural Workers in the Digital Era in CCCB Lab (Centro de Cultura Contemporánea de Barcelona).
For some time now vocation and enthusiasm have been exploited to justify the drift towards labour precarity. This tendency is on the increase in contexts related to art, culture and knowledge, where the advantages of a hyper-connected world coexist with the maintaining of old forms of power that make people vulnerable and deny them spaces where they can rethink the working logic of which they form part. A logic that ranges from the fallacy of equating life with work to the bureaucratisation of working life, and also includes the feminisation of cultural bases or individualisation induced by fierce competition, among others.
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