Factory Reset/Leisure Factory

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Leisure factory

Crowdsourced Precarity

The visual result of the Leisure factory project is a series of webcam portraits taken by workers / users of Amazon's Mechanical Turk of themselfves in their own working environement.

Workers Mechanical Turk complete online so-called 'HITS' (stands for Human Intelligence Task) for a monetary payment. Depending on the type of HIT the amount of payment usually ranges in between a few dollar cents up to a few dollars.

special thanks to Aymeric Mansoux