Consumption

Wed 14 August 7.30pm | Neukölln

Are you frugal or lavish? Does your spend on clothes, education and housing reflect your need for beauty, knowledge and belonging? Karl Marx thought that your position within a class system is determined by how you produce wealth – via your own labour or by owning the labour of others. But in today’s information age, could it be true that you are better defined by how you consume? This conversation will illuminate the truth behind your consumer habits and question the very purpose of modern consumption.