“OH WHAT RICHES
B. R. O. K. E. N.
T. I. M. E. S.”
Everybody knows we’ve been lied to
at school, during work.
With the class,
with the whole class.
People give a shit.
It’s pretty clear now that it was an unjust war. (ALL THE DENIM!)
Because giving up on the government doesn’t mean giving up.
People are taking it on.
Critical thinking in the streets-
Politics in the living room
risk in the class rooms.
(back to the land.)
feminist presses/ the new Frugality.
Artists Gathering means
There is energy to that period after that hopeful period.
Giving up the Ghost
is a kind of National growing up.
People doing it for themselves,
2004 or 1964.
It’s still an Us vs. Them time.
A SIMPLISTIC POLARITY HAS BEEN RUPTURED. We are stepping out of our allotted boarders.
Forming coalitions, CO-OPERATIVE ALLIANCES; COLLECTIVES
SALONS AND MICRO PUBLISHING ENDEAVORS ARE
cropping up everywhere.
It’s a more than merrier Specificity!
We may not have jobs, but we have more than ever before- in our lifetime.
We are unafraid to make utopic gestures and say complicated statements out loud.
Wild experimentation and
investigation across mediums.
THE WORLD IS MARKED BY A PLURALITY
not: us versus them,
squares or misfits.
liberals or cons-
But- Disco. Soul, Rock N’ Roll,
Funk and Folk.
Everything in it’s own sphere and everything bleeding. Many of the vets have come back.
Our views have become complicated.
Disillusionment as a Starting point.
Newly Adult critical Minds were so young when the Wars were won.
Realizing How Much Can Be Done without Capital. That more dangerous, more powerful is
THE SHARING OF KNOWLEDGE
Artists are: Publishers/ Partners/ Workers/ Dancers.
So less hand shaking!
Not a revival of an idealized decade;
A building of a new revival
with open Eyes
-Unkown street artist, Chicago 2015.