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THIS IS REALITY, FUNDAMENTALLY SHARED
According to those who fear the possibility of developments in technological and design know-how, our ex- perience economy is often said to be a sphere of passive saturation. It might be such for those specialists who manage know-how are special: they enhance immaterial labour with material order. Not beyond the real, just into another reality. People who supposedly don’t ‘know how’ just live their lives on the streets, at work or at home. These people know damn well who they are and where they are. They are working to get their job done, to make a living in a less specific, less ‘new’ sphere of Fordist labour. Within these living realities, we encounter a growing distrust of those who manage know-how from those who supposedly don’t have it, and a disinterest toward those who cannot or do not have it from those who do. Very often this distrust is based on ‘need’.

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THIS IS REALITY, FUNDAMENTALLY SHARED
FREEK LOMME
DAMN° MAGAZINE # 30, 2011

 

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