About Enrichissement.
Interview with Nathalie Moureau 2/3

by Switch (On paper)

In their book Enrichissement, une critique de la marchandise, Gallimard, NRF Essais, 2017 (Enrichment, A Critic of Merchandise), Luc Boltanski and Arnaud Esquerre explain capitalism’s recent transformations. From a world dominated by industrial economy, focused on innovation and the rapid renewal of objects, we have passed into an era of enrichment, in which already produced goods, sometimes even scrap material, have an enriched, prolonged existence thanks to the adjunction of cultural and patrimonial characteristics.