Artists and the Gig-Economy, Edinburgh Art Festival, 2018

The following works respond to questions posed to the speakers at Edinburgh College of Art’s summer event looking at artists in the gig-economy and presented alongside Melanie Gilligan’s The Common Sense. Supported by University of Edinburgh and SCAN (Scottish Contemporary Art Network)

How does the gig economy shape art production in Scotland? From Airbnb’d spare rooms to second shifts working for Deliveroo, in what ways are artists implicated in this precarious new economy?