immaterial labor


immaterial labor versus the hard object product

the zany, relational, immaterial labor, reproductive labor, service economy continually pushing the boundaries between the hard and soft (ie. Marx) new economy reliant upon those elements typically relegated to “soft work”

communication, presentation, social (media), relational

Think Lucille Ball, Jim Carrey inĀ  The Cable Guy, Richard Pryor in The Toy

Sianne Ngai “Our Aesthetic Categories, the Cute, Interesting, and Zany”

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