mercoledì, giugno 08, 2011

The secret world of doing nothing


La mia ultima recensione scritta per Metapsychology online.


What people do what they are apparently doing nothing? Billy Ehn and Orvar Löfgren, two ethnologists from Sweden, explore the infra-ordinary, i.e. those moments in daily life that are taken for granted and therefore do not attract much attention. The familiar everyday that surrounds us is full of empty activities, wasted time and lost moments. This volume explores the secret world of doing nothing not from a psychological but from a cultural point of view.

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