Reading List

The Problem with Work, 2011
-Kathi Weeks

El Trabajo: un valor en peligro de extinción, 1998
Dominique Méda 

Artists as Workers: Theoretical and Methodological Challenges, Poetics (28) 2001 
-Pierre-Michel Menger

¿Quién habla en la oreja de Einstein? Arte indígena contemporáneo en el estado de Chiapas (México), 2007
Luca D’Ascia 

Percepción femenina del trabajo hecho por las mujeres en la vereda Rivera de El Carmen de Viboral, Antioquia (Colombia), 2016
Angélica María Martínez Pareja y Sandra Turbay Ceballos

Towards the Space of the General: On Labor beyond Materiality and Immateriality, 2010
-Keti Chukhrov

Immaterial Labor, 1996
-Maurizio Lazzarato

La normalidad del trabajo, empleos normales y vidas de trabajo: razones para trabajar, 2009
Estela Grassi

Workers of the World, Conform!, 2017
-Nadar Vossoughian

Who Goes Freelance? The Determinants of Self-Employment for Artists, 2017
-Joanna Woronkowicz and Douglas S. Noonan

Artists and Arts Workers in the United States, 2011 (also, see here)
-National Endowment for Arts

Aníbal Quijano

Politics of Art: Contemporary Art and the Transition to Post-Democracy, 2010
Hito Steyerl

Neomaterialism, 2013 (also see on e-flux Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3)
Joshua Simon

The New Forms of Control. In: One Dimensional Man (Las nuevas formas de control. En: El hombre unidimensional), 1964
Herbert Marcuse

Framing Artwork, January 2014
Lindsay Caplan

The Fragment on Machines, p. 690-712, from The Grundrisse, 1857-61
Karl Marx

Blackout Issue n. 0: “Art Labour An edition of the Art Work(ers)” research project of the ECAV – Ecole cantonale d’art du Valais, Sierre

The Wretched of the Earth, 1963
Frantz Fanon (preface by Jean-Paul Sartre)

Black Skin, White Masks, 1952
Frantz Fanon (translated by Charles Lam Markmann)



Additional readings will be added on an ongoing basis.