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THE BODY AS A MESSAGE
Activism, clothing, reuse, repurpose, resist.
Workshops, interventions, happenings, action.
2 humans, Tottyfuckshame and Milesinfinity8, making a creative response to the urgent times we find ourselves in. Working to encourage and facilitate others in a movement for positive resistance.
Below is a long list of random thoughts, quotes and notes, taken from a live document made collaboratively in the early stages of the project. This is as it comes directly from a digital sketchbook. Unedited notes taken from inspiration, to remember things by.
RIGHT HERE. RIGHT NOW
UNKNOWN FUTURES - REUSE WHAT ALREADY EXISTS TO COMMUNICATE WHAT WE DO NOT YET KNOW.
NOT FOR SALE. EXCHANGE FOR GOODS, SERVICES OR CREDIT.
AUTOMATION - FREEDOM - UNIVERSAL BASIC INCOME
"Anarchy is the mother of Order," Proudon
Action not angst
Break it Make it
Complexity rather than reductive clarity
Counter culture / counter current
Detournement ("rerouting", "hijacking")
Do it yourself
Work together. Solve problems. Be creative
Ideas in flux
Knowledge is nutrient.
ENGAGE WITH THE MACHINE
Make - Break - Make - Break
Engage with the machine
The question . . .
Create Utopian Renaissance
Reason in revolt
D IS BELIEVE
Everything is Awesome
FREE YOUR MIND
FREE YOUR IMAGINATION
FREE YOUR IMAGINATION & Create Utopia
FUTURE // NATURE
FUCK SHAME FUCK RELIGION // SEX AND BLASPHEMY
Here And Now
Make your own culture
NEW WORLD _ _ _
Never settle down
Never give up
OPEN YOUR MIND
POWER FANTASY IDENTITY FREEDOM
Reason in Revolt
REUSE / REIMAGINE / RECREATE /
Seek The TRUTH
BORN TO BE A SLAVE
They Live . We Sleep
Utopia in the UK
vice versa Vi Subversa Vi SubVersa
We are the People We’ve been waiting for
We are the dreamers
Its not you its we
POLITICS AND REALITY
FREE YOUR IMAGINATION
ALL OF US
TOMORROW IS OPEN
SUBVERT DOMINANT PARADIGMS
FELLOW …. ODDFELLOWS
Dissolve cultural barriers
Cooperate, share, understand, universal race
compression, reduction exaggeration, ….. what is the opposite?
Fertile … non-homogeneity
Work is the blackmail of survival
One vast whole
Community not class
Preserve difference - coexist
Threaten the grand narrative of emancipation and enlightenment… sympathy and hope.
IT IS THE BUSINESS OF THE FUTURE TO BE DANGEROUS
OUR GREAT GRANDCHILDREN
The lives of others,
We need hope without optimism // continuity and friendship
I AM NOT AN ENTREPRENEUR - worker, employee, nonenterprising, non-violent, administrator,
language=money ... Both can be Everything and nothing, and they can also be the same thing.
Words find action in dialogue
I do not have to be my own boss - NONENTERPRISE
REJECT ENTREPRENEURIAL PROMISE REFUSE TO BE SET IN COMPETITION WITH YOUR FRIENDS.
Glamorous & threatening - ‘without status envy we cannot have glamour’
thinking doing imagining
Wreck patriarchal body politic
Political not personal.
Cultural is political.
Post political is the most political (nina power) - post colonial is the most colonial, (ash sarkar)
Bifo: Occupy = movement of the workers of the facebook factory
Occupy catastrophe is our best possibility.
WITNESS, try to understand
Do not allow more crimes without witnesses….
No word is more empty than democracy today
Democracy is the camouflage of financialised dictatorship.
Psychopathology of our time - Empathy is the victim of hyper-vertualisation and precariatisation
Begin the project... identity should mean re- defining as other. Refuse to belong. Create solidarity, do not seek belonging.
UNIONISE / UNION OF OTHERS
UNIVERSAL REASON IS BEYOND CULTURE.
Go beyond identity.
Other yourself and find solidarity.
If we have a voice, we must speak for the voiceless.
We created it lets take it over.
Politics is dead, Politics is the art of decision, we cannot decide anything if we never have time to absorb, process, critique
I wish the earth was a kind mother,...
After the last border there is no land
.. Body Politic..
Three feathers - greed hatred and dillusion…
Legitimised crime vs words.
Threaten the grand narrative
Love - understanding -
Open - tenderhearted bravery - smile at fear -
Love is natural and real -
It takes strength to be gentle and kind.
Shopping is civil war - the theft is hidden
The words as an instrument of comfort and security game - the rational prediction from available facts game - Wittgenstein
FUCK THE SELF ATTRIBUTION FALLACY - FUCK NEOLIBERALISM - FUCK MERITOCRACY - FUCK DESPAIR FATIGUE
STAY IN SCHOOL COS ITS THE BEST
escape the tyranny of time starved life by taking social leisure time to explore humanity, love and unity.
What if you could create a form of subculture so offensive it cannot be sold back to you.
You have to be incredibly active to overcome your own prejudices….
… the devils work is done by designers for capitalism.
History is not just a record of what happened and why it happened, it is a provocation of the imagination - Zeldin……... In history, all the time that violence was avoided, curiosity won.