A job that gives total control to the worker, with no job description and no duties…

“Eternal Employment” — brainchild of Swedish artists Simon Goldin and Jakob Senneby, set to take place inside a Gothenburg train station, has the backing of the Swedish Transport Administration. The application reads, “Whatever the employee chooses to do constitutes the work.” The project is being explored “as an act of economic imagination” according to this article.  “While [the artists] don’t see this kind of undefined job as a vision of the future, they imagine a ‘point of reference for the future.’”

“Eternal Employment” — brainchild of Swedish artists Simon Goldin and Jakob Senneby, is set to take place inside a Gothenburg train station, with the backing of the Swedish Transport Administration . “Whatever the employee chooses to do constitutes the work,” reads the artists’ proposal. “What Eternal Employment proposes … is an anti-performance of indefinite duration. A single person with no script, no climax, no crescendo. Forever.” The project is being explored “as an act of economic imagination” according to this article in Atlas Obscura. “While [the artists] don’t see this kind of undefined job as a vision of the future, they imagine a ‘point of reference for the future.’ ”

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