Eventually, Aesthetico: the much-awaited final factor of the Blueprint for a brand new international sequence … a decision for a cultured awakening, a re-wilding of the capitalist mind's eye — an adjustment to the temper, the tone, the fashion and thrust of our lives that has to ensue if we’re going to have any type of a destiny in this planet.
Is our drawback a situation of aesthetics?
Can we layout ourselves out of a terrifying future?
Where is the human spirit heading?
Featuring: Lucian Freud, Jackson Pollock, Hunter S. Thompson, Sayyid Qutb, man Debord, Dag Hammarskjold, Nietzsche, Pascal and Malevich.
Neala Schleuning on paintings as action
Niels van Poecke on postmodern narcolepsy
Mark Cheetham’s Ecoaesthetics: Manifesto for the twenty first century
Douglas Haddow at the holy capitalist grail
Keith Harrington on utopian economics
Hala Habib at the Arab feel of beauty
And we release the Fuckitall Rewild the Capitalist mind's eye layout Quest — an try and shift the classy tone of the world.
Aesthetico: a 144-page phantasmagoria of leaves, goals, intimations and aesthetic bliss.
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