Alex Foti is author of General Theory of the Precariat: Great Recession, Revolution, Reaction (Institute of Network Cultures, 2017). He has been a political activist since 1999, when he started focusing on the self-organization of precarious workers in Europe and the socio-economic consequences of growing precarity in advanced capitalism. He was among the founders of the EuroMayDay network, which federated anti-globalization movements around the precariat in many EU cities in the mid-2000s. He edited The Precarity Issue (2004) of Greenpepper magazine, which arguably initiated English-language interest in the subject. He wrote the entry "EuroMayDay" for the International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest (Blackwell, 2009); his essay The precariat for itself: EuroMayDay and precarious workers' movements, was included in Mapping Precariousness, Labour Insecurity and Uncertain Livelihoods, edited by E. Armano, A. Bove and A. Murgia (Routledge, 2017).
Kulturprojekte Berlin GmbH, transmediale, Klosterstrasse 68, D-10179 Berlin
+49 (0)30 959 994 231, info[at]transmediale.de