inspiration

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Pedro Bell on the importance of a visual concept as a band.

“If you have have group that has a concept that’s visual, people will by the product,” [Pedro Bell] said. Groups like Mandrill and The Undisputed Truth were impressive, but didn’t have the longevity of Funkadelic because they lacked a coherent (literal) vision of themselves, and the world they were creating. “If you want to survive, you better have some visual concept, and if you really want to survive you better have more than that.”

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Research on Research

Research & Time

“Research makes time march forward, it makes time march backwards, and it also makes time stand still” — Greil Marcus, Lipstick Traces p.18

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Research on Research

Imagination and knowledge

Found in fd.weekend that found it at the exhibition 'Intuition' at Biennale of Venice

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Identity politics

Identity (construct of…)

“Now part of what”…“I see as the problem is the idea of anybody’s having to fight the fragmentation and multicultural diversity of the world, not to mention outright oppression, by constructing something so rigid as an identity, an identity in which there has to be a fixed and immobile core, a core that is structured to hold inviolate such a complete biological fantasy as race— whether white or black”  —Samuel R. Delany, interviewed by Mark Dery, 1994

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Identity politics

Am I Black or White, Am I Straight or Gay?

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War is Over (If you want it)

15th December, 1969: “WAR IS OVER! IF YOU WANT IT Happy Christmas from John & Yoko

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