“In repressive states, the role of the artist is unambiguous: to assert the individual imagination, the singular power that all dictatorships fear.”
– with comments from Michael Elmgreen, Sarah Sze, Isaac Julien, & Doug Aitken
original photo taken from my flickr
via Power to… the art of protest | Art and design | The Guardian
when one sets out to destroy a culture, it is rarely an isolated event. the same for the destruction of belief systems/ideologies. human deaths will accompany both. hence equally crimes against humanity
A warning to Gove and Johnson – we won’t forget what you did
Britain faces leaderless turmoil. But don’t worry, Boris is back from the cricket
Cameron condemns xenophobic and racist abuse after Brexit vote
I’m pretty frustrated with the Brexit vote results.
Watching Nigel Farage scoop the credit for Leave’s win was frankly terrifying, the whole broadcast visual of him head bobbing, eyes blinking, spitting out his points with fist pumping applauding roaring white men acting as his chorus speaks even more clearly than his already intolerant words.
“If the predictions now are right this will be a victory for real people, a victory for ordinary people, a victory for decent people. We have fought against the multinationals, against the big merchant banks, against big politics, against lies against lies, corruption and deceit and today honesty and decency and belief in nation I think now is going to win.”
Well I’m not a Brit and I didn’t get a chance to vote in the referendum but that said I stand with those who lost this vote.
I offer an excerpt from the Guardian’s Meet the 75%: the young people who voted to remain in the EU
Well said Lucinda Jones. And I too am never more proud to be ‘exceptionally indecent’ than I am today.