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Fucking Good Art #31

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Fucking Good Art #31

15 USD
Are we working or are we playing?
In the globalized and highly professionalized art world the distinction between work and play is increasingly unclear. For artists, the distinction between work and play has always been blurry. This was not an issue until we all experienced that the art world is a perfect sort of R&D department for capitalism, and we the artists are the perfect work force for economic exploitation. What can we do about it?

It’s Playtime is structured around 4 conversations and its starting point are challenging quotes from the 1938 book Homo Ludens, by Johan Huizinga. We believe all four will give the reader enough input to answer this question and take action, and decide what he or she is doing is playing or working, or both.