Reminder that most of the people making these piss wages are also the ones that do the jobs that keep society from imploding. But that doesn’t warrant being able to afford to live, apparently.
Does this exist? Is conceptual art? It would be nice to know the author.
The artist is Blake Fall-Conroy. This work is titled Minimum Wage Machine.
Did they build in a dynamo in this box to charge a smart phone or something similar?
Otherwise this project might lead to the misinterpretation that all people with a minimum wage are doing useless work.
We’re trying to improving working conditions and pay.
We’re trying to reduce the numbers of hours a person has to work.
We talk about the end of paid work being mandatory for survival.