WORK WITH US critically approaches the language used in recruitment processes; the terminology speaks volumes about our current relationship to work. The installation oscillates between individual and shared spaces, and unites objects borrowed from offices—blinds, coffee machines, flip chart, partition walls.
WORK WITH US translates the paradoxical strategies embedded in the “we-form”. The work attempts to unmask the tensions and contraditictions of our contemporay globalized society.
The Noria effect enables you to calculate the difference between the sums of wages of incoming employees (lower wage) and outgoing employees (higher wage) without account for differences in experience and productivity between them.
A noria is also a machine activated by water power and used for lifting water.
The Jalousie series is composed of blinds, some are equipped with an engine that allows phrases extracted from jobs advertisements to appear and to disappear.
An actress imitates a synthesised voice and chants sentences from job advertisements.