Invigilator Research Network

Books / Texts

 

On boredom, nothing happening, internal life:

 

  • The Mark on the Wall - Virginia Woolf
  • Happy Days - Samuel Beckett
  • Bartelby, the Scrivener - Herman Melville
  • The Yellow Wallpaper - Charlotte Perkins Gilman (bad days only)

 

"literally had this conversation with dace the other day - our job is to be both prisoners and wardens":

 

  • Disipline and Punish - Michel Foucault
  • Spandau: The Secret Diaries - Albert Speer
  • De Profundis - Oscar Wilde
  • Selections from the Prison Notebooks - Antonio Gramsci
  • Asylums - Erving Goffman
  • The Queen vs Trenton Oldfield - Trenton Oldfield
  • In Place of Hate - Edmund Clarke

 

more on work and labour:

 

  • The Corrosion of Character: The Personal Consequences of Work in the New Capitalism - Richard Sennett
  • The Precariat Charter: From Denizens to Citizens - Guy Standing
  • The Managed Heart - Arlie Hochschild

 

On institutional clothing:

 

 

Films

 

  • The End of Summer (1961) Yasujiro Ozu
  • Bean: The Ultimate Disaster Movie (1997) Mel Smith
  • The Thomas Crown Affair (1999) John McTiernan
  • Black Panther (2018) Ryan Coogler
  • The Square (2017) Ruben Ostlund
  • Les Dites Cariatides (1984) Agnes Varda
  • Russian Ark (2002) Alexander Sokurov
  • Museum Hours (2012) Jem Cohen
  • How to Steal a Million (1966) William Wyler

 

Links

 

 

Artists

 

  • Mierle Laderman Ukeles
  • Lee Lozano?
  • Tehching Hsieh
  • The Art Workers Coalition

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