Pecha Kucha 35 – Future of Work

25 Oct, 19:00 – 21:00

As the age of automation looms, we are now more so than ever at risk of losing elements of our day to day responsibilities or our jobs entirely. In the recent proliferation of ‘bullshit jobs’ that occupy more and more nuanced versions of traditional work, is this impending future in fact something we should look forward to rather than dread? Are we really ‘hardwired to work’ as capitalism has lead us to believe? Or, if freed from the clock-in clock-out system are we instead offered a more tranquil, more social and more engaged human experience?

Pecha Kucha is a simple idea – 20 images for 20 seconds each making talks that last just 6:40mins. In this format, we will hear from different thinkers, artists, organisations and political groups to address the question of the future of work and present ideas on how our developing work-culture might affect our way of life, our economy, our cities and professions.

Speakers:

Cleo Goodman – Citizens Basic Income Network Scotland<br
Georgia Horgan – Artist
Dr David Sweeney – GSA<br
Oscar Mckay – Designer<br
Allan Young – Scottish Green Party Cllr
Sophia Grant – Skills Development Scotland
Lorenzo & Dominika – Still Not Quite studio
Shona Lesley – Artist
Cat Boyd – Writer, campaigner & trade unionist
Chris Speed – ECA
Scottish Artist Union
Isabella Bunnell – Snook
Brian Weaver – ImpactHub Inverness
Matthew Higgs – Streamba
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