Monthly Archives: February 2011

adorno and jedward

Pseudo individuality is rife from standardized jazz improvisation to the exceptional film star whose hair curls over her eye to demonstrate her originality. The defiant reserve or elegant appearance of the individual on show is mass produced like Yale locks, … Continue reading

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good to see that the cia believes in reflection

https://www.cia.gov/about-cia/cia-vision-mission-values/index.html see under core values- excellence! you couldn’t make this up. it seems the c.i.a. has “customers”  just like the local shop. they even have a “kids’ page”! which is a bit scary. Excellence. We hold ourselves—and each other—to the … Continue reading

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john heartfield

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1948 election poster

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my career as artist’s model

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down the mine-george orwell

But-most of the time, of course, we should prefer to forget that they were doing it. It is so with all types of manual work; it keeps us alive, and we are oblivious of its existence. More than anyone else, … Continue reading

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on being mistaken for a beggar

last friday i had a few moments to kill before the 6 o’clock opening of the exhibition at the art centre. i went to petites to buy a coffee; outside the store i noticed a man sitting on the wall … Continue reading

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