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Charlotte Webb

Artist, researcher, writer, thinker, maker

Charlotte Webb is an artist and researcher, currently studying for a PhD on the impact of the internet on artistic agency and authorship, at the University of the Arts London. She works at the intersection of art, technology, internet culture, social media, digital sociology, critical theory & philosophy. She was recently commissioned by digital arts platform The Space to produce 'The Work We Want', a collaborative project on digital labour. She has exhibited internationally and presented projects at Tate Modern, the Southbank Centre and the Jerwood Space.

You can find her artworks on, and visual ramblings on Or find out about The Work We Want at

Tired of Being You Online? Why Not Outsource the Job to Someone Else

If online identity construction is a form of labour, maybe it can be outsourced to a worker in our transforming digital labour markets? But surely I hear you saying - you can't outsource the production of your own identity, as if it were some kind of commodity good?
19/07/2015 19:41 BST