“Lenin” Jozo Kljaković, 1924

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name: Dmitry / age: 19 / profession: university student / location: ekaterinburg / reference: “Lenin” Jozo Kljaković, 1924

purim in jerusalem

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name: Ella / age: 35 / profession: artist / location: jerusalem / reference: Purim in 2019, my kids wore their ninja masks for three days 
straight

Billboard Performance – performing masculinity

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francescatamse-billboardperformance16-9name: francesca / age: 26 / profession: artist / location: london / weekday: monday / reference: a handsome worker fails to construct the billboard image effectively. it takes him over an hour to compose the advert of his face and body represented, effectively showing his presence as a body rather than in this labour. this performance was made on 24th June 2016 with a public audience in London for the RCa degree show.

shopping for healthy food

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shopping for healthy foodname: jenny / age: 37 / profession: art worker / location: miami beach / weekday: saturday / reference: Our neighborhood is going trough an accelerated gentrification process, the local supermarket offers all kinds of expensive organic fresh foods for it’s new inhabitants.

not going to the supermarket

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cistellsname: llibreria La caníbal sccl / age: 6 months / profession: bookstore clerks / location: barcelona / weekday: tuesday / reference: store local farmers’ ecologic vegetables for urban customers to pick them up. if you have a urban space with a regular opening schedule, offer it at no cost to local farmers/customers as a picking point. and let monsanto burn in hell.

feeling inspired in portugal

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DSC_0932name: CAMILLA / age: 26 / profession: ANTIQUES DEALER / location: VERONA / weekday: MONDAY / reference: SOMETIMES YOU NEED TO CONNECT WITH EARTH TO GET INSPIRED

BEING TANGLED

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DSC_2656name: CAMILLA / age: 26 / profession: ANTIQUES DEALER / location: VERONA / weekday: MONDAY / reference: TANGLED SKYSCRAPER — TANGLED WIRES

WOMEN’S STRENGHT

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IMG_4505name: camilla / age: 26 / profession: ANTIQUES DEALER / location: VERONA / weekday: MONDAY / reference: HOW MUCH WOMEN CAN BEAR

Derechos para todas!

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IMG_6574name: Sindihogar members from nigeria / profession: domestic and care workers / location: Barcelona / weekday: tuesday / referencia: rights for all women!

asambleas del 15M

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IMG_0110name: Sindihogar / Sindillar / profession: domestic and care workers / location: Barcelona / weekday: jueves / reference: Sindihogar taking part in the assembly in Plaza Catalunya, Barcelona.

Manifestación 1 de mayo

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pancartasindihogar (1)name: sindihogar members are women from, bolivia, nepal, nigeria, chile / age: 20 a 45 / profession: domestic and care workers / location: Barcelona / weekday: wednesday / reference: Sindihogar joining the international woman’s day demonstration. Barcelona 2013.

milanese worker

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Nuova immagine1name: serena / age: 28 / profession: painter / location: milano / weekday: Thursday / reference: I’d like to be remembered as someone who showed up for the job. I consider myself a worker.

eviction

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IMG_7343name: Juan Carlos / age: 50 / profession: Vividor / location: Madrid / weekday: monday / reference: A woman that has just been evicted from her house

nails

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IMG_1504baixaname: Luciana / age: 37 / profession: photographer / location: Netherlands / weekday: sunday / reference: nails painted, community work, beauty for free, having fun, queen’s day, children, beauty, keep elegant, body painting

saldão

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IMG_0845baixaname: Luciana / age: 37 / profession: photographer / location: Amsterdam / weekday: tuesday / reference: during my walking around the city centre i found a second hand camera shop in são paulo-brazil

pipol at tate

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name: Realizza / age: 25 / profession: domestic worker & visual artist / location: london / weekday: wednesday / reference: Sky, shadow, tate. millennium bridge. cold wind. soft breath. a lovely noon

bricolage galore

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name: rogier / age: 31 / profession: graphic designer / location: amsterdam / weekday: sunday / reference: contrasting materials assembled for trash define variety of labour of a post-fordist worker.

self portrait

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name: Realizza / age: 25 / profession: domestic worker & visual artist / location: london / weekday: tuesday / reference: self-portrait taken at St. paul’s london.

sphere

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name: Realizza / age: 25 / profession: domestic worker & visual artist / location: london / weekday: monday / reference: a whole vision that justice for domestic workers are into a sphere, round and bold.

the tree of life

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name: Realizza / age: 25 / profession: domestic worker & visual artist / location: london/ weekday: sunday / reference: The tree of life. an acrylic painting done by the members of Justice for domestic workers in uk. It is a representation of our struggles and sorrows as individuals in our own land and as migrants in foreign countries who seek for a greener pasture, better living and better future. some succeeded but many failed. we found ourselves in the comfort of our fellow domestic workers. and as one, we fight against exploitation and  human degradation. slavery and isolation. regardless of age, gender and race. we are one vision.

Domestic worker can make a change

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name: Jena / age: 38 / profession: Domestic worker / location: Singapore / weekday: Sunday / reference: We run in aid to save the lives of our fellow domestic workers in destitution. Domestic workers in Singapore are still very vulnerable without rights and protection. We would like to highlight the need to improve the working and living conditions of migrant domestic workers in Singapore. Domestic workers are workers and not slaves.

the precious 5th sunday of the month

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name: Marissa / age: 41 / profession: domestic worker & coordinator / location: london / weekday: sunday / reference: domestic workers have no social life. we work very long hours from 16-24 hours a day. with the busy schedules of justice 4 domestic workers (j4DW) we make sure that in a year calendar, the four months with 5 Sundays, J4dw members are out for some fresh air to relax and enjoy. sometimes in the beach, farm, museums and other historic place. we use this as one way to raise fund and encourage other fellow domestic workers to join us in upholding the rights, values and contribution of migrant domestic workers and making domestic work visible in british society.

elements

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name: Realizza / age: 25 / profession: domestic worker & visual artist / location: london / weekday: Thursday / reference: picking up shells and stones one thursday afternoon down by the queen elizabeth walk with the children. picture shows various elements of arts.

La cité des dames

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name: ariella / profession: philosopher / location: tel aviv / weekday: monday / reference: the french philosopher Christine de Pizan constructing a house

clean up wall street!

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name: ariella / profession: philosopher / location: tel aviv / weekday: tuesday / reference: wall street needs a real clean up

Dutch treat

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name: Erik / age: 37 / profession: Visual artist / location: Amsterdam / weekday: Monday / reference: Always use a step-stool to reach high places

free wifi

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name: maiko / age: 33 / profession: curator / location: amsterdam / weekday: thursday / reference: cafe in berlin. taking a moment to eat my salad after frantically catching up on emails (no internet where i was staying).

cleaning for revolution!

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name: marc / age: 30 / profession: artist / location: amsterdam / weekday: monday / reference: In the global movement that occupied central squares all over the world in 2011, cleaning and caring for public space became part of protesters actions. plaça catalunya, barcelona.

endless story

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name: agne / age: 24 / profession: artist / location: amsterdam / weekday: friday / reference: everyday in Lisbon they build their houses from cardboard boxes. every day in different location. at different time. with different neighbors… never the same view through the window.

food journey 3

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name: Ernst / age: 21 / profession: artist / location: Amsterdam / day: Wednesday / reference: grandma’s on their way to the supermarket. this daily routine is keeping their lifes busy.

food journey 2

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name: Ernst / age: 21 / profession: artist / location: Amsterdam / day: Tuesday / reference: grandma’s on their way to the supermarket. this daily routine is keeping their lifes busy.

food journey 1

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name: Ernst / age: 21 / profession: artist / location: Amsterdam / weekday: Monday / reference: Grandma’s on their way to the supermarket. This daily routine is keeping their lifes busy.

97 HOUSE MAIDS

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name: daniela / age: 30 / profession: artist / location: barcelona / weekday: monday / reference: 97 selected photographs showing groups of Peruvian high class people in daily domestic situations. In the background of each image one can see either a figure or a deletion of a domestic worker. All images have been collected from the social network site Facebook. Project by Daniela Ortiz.

no experience required

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name: maría / age: 43 / profession: artist, researcher, teacher / location: barcelona / weekday: monday / reference: still from ‘tiempo real’ (2003) by maría ruido, 43 min.

masculine / feminine

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name: maría / age: 43 / profession: artist, researcher & teacher / location: barcelona / weekday: monday / reference: still from ‘tiempo real’ (2003) by maría ruido, 43 min.

labour bilingualism

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name: maría / age: 43 / profession: artist, researcher & teacher / location: barcelona / weekday: monday / reference: still from ‘tiempo real’ (2003) by maría ruido, 43 min.

we don’t want work

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name: maría / age: 43 / profession: artist, researcher & teacher / location: barcelona / weekday: saturday / reference: we don’t want work, we want money. still from ‘tiempo real’ (2003) by maría ruido, 43 min.

shopping

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name: maría / age: 43 / profession: artist, researcher & teacher / weekday: tuesday / reference: still from ‘tiempo real’ (2003) by maría ruido, 43 min.

deportation

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name: maría / age: 43 / profession: artist & researcher & teacher / location: barcelona / weekday: monday / reference: danger of deportation. still from ‘tiempo real’ (2003) by maría ruido, 43 min.

Leaving home

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name: pilar / age: 51 / profession: architect / location: castellón / weekday: friday / reference: She is leaving home, but her only hand luggage is the shopping trolley, so she will go back. Another domestic excuse to occupy the public space. amsterdam, 1998.

gingerbread exchanged in conversation about child poverty

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name: Paula, Sam, Fionn, Oisin, Roma / age: 36, 34, 10, 1, 0 / profession: artists, activists, architects, researchers, family, writers / location: sheffield, uk / weekday: Saturday / reference: gingerbread. family time, Saturday morning, city centre. January 2011. 1 in 3 children living in poverty in the Uk. endchildpoverty.org.uk

working the streets

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name: sohrab / age: 29 / profession: artist / location: london / weekday: monday / reference: this woman in Kabul sells magazines in the street to make a bit of extra money for their household. selling (these) magazines is regarded just slightly more worthy than begging or prostitution.

hands at work

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name: margarita / age: 27 / profession: undefined / location: amsterdam / weekday: friday / reference: when our hands are not working our hands are always working

synecdoche vs metonymy

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name: margarita / age: 27 / profession: organizer of things / weekday: thursday / reference: when i was studying grammar, the example they would always use to explain what ‘synecdoche’ meant was the “all hands on deck” saying… where the hands stand in for the ‘man’ or the ‘sailor’. where the person, as a worker, is minimized down to their hands. to the utility of their body. to the utility of a part of their body.  class is mapped onto our hands.

invisibility

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name: katayoun / age: 27 / profession: art worker / location: amsterdam / weekday: wednesday / reference: how visible is the work of an art worker?

lost glove, early autumn

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name: João / age: 29 / profession: Designer / location: oslo / weekday: wednesday / reference: Last winter I saw so many lost gloves I decided to take a picture whenever I find one. I had this idea right when winter was over. this is a typical summer / early autumn glove – it is for work, rather than avoiding the cold. As cold comes, the woolen ones start to appear in the city streets, lost in public transportation, bus stops or swollen in the snow. when the sun comes, they rise above the surface.

gold

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name: Luciana / age: 35 / profession: photographer / location: Amsterdam / weekday: sunday /reference: collecting objects, furniture and books from the street.

invisibility

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name: marc / age: 30 / profession: visual artist / location: barcelona / weekday: wednesday / reference: modern slavery advertisement

furniture shopping

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name: Pinky & bunny / age: 9 & 10 / profession: cats / location: the desert / weekday: saturday / reference: we are still working

temporary housing on coldharbour lane

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name: Laura Jane / age: 23 / profession: cinema worker & print maker / location: hackney / weekday: wednesday / reference: work break

24 Hours

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name: Wok / age: 36 / profession: visual artist / location: yogyakarta / weekday: sunday / reference: Are you a person who can’t sleep in the night? Are you a night-watcher? Are you a night-stalker? A clubber? An insomniac? A street-punk? Whoever you are, you need something, someone to take care on you in the night when all ‘the normals’ sleep. So, say thanks for all those people who work to serve anything you need till the dawn. Some of them working 24 hours, some started when the moon show its face, some are open their ‘shop’ at 00:00:00. jpgmag.com