Second part of Echo Radio conversation with Mirjam Reilli and Francois Girard-Meunier of The Office for Workspace Studies prior to their performance lecture tonight in fanfare.
About cultural capital, future consumerism, replaceable bodies, tactile coworkers, attitude, bonuses, cultural differences, socialised fakeness, performing gestures, pretended happiness, and our social relationships mediated by images of a globalised american work regime.
Listen to the second part here
First part here
The articles referred to by Charlie is Jacobin by Peter Frase, entitled “In Defence of Soviet Waiters“, and another by Paul Myerscough in the London Review of Books, which this first article links to, on the 17 principles for the ideal Pret-a-Manger worker.