READING – Selva Journal on the Salon des Indépendants

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READING - Selva Journal on the Salon des Indépendants
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We pump the breaks on our quarantidinal (word I just made up) looseness and read Emilie Anne-Yvonne Luse’s “This Is the Future Liberals Want”: The Crisis of Democracy and the Salon des Indépendants in Interwar France (1918–1939) from the second issue of Selva Journal. Read the piece and the of rest of the issue here! We get a lot out of the historical context and hope you do as well. If you like the podcast and want more, please consider supporting us: https://www.patreon.com/artandlabor. Follow us on twitter and instagram. You can contact Art & Labor at artandlaborpodcast@gmail.com. Please reach out to join the discord for Lucia’s school “Constructing the Real” Please write us a review on Apple podcasts or whatever other platforms!!

Episode 18 – Fuck off Paglia

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Episode 18 - Fuck off Paglia







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This episode we dive into the criticism surrounding Red Scare and their recent profile in The Cut.  Mostly we discuss the ideology shaped by Camille Paglia, an individualist feminist who aligns herself with the alt-right favorite’s dad Jordan Peterson. We try to appeal for lefty media unity, and find some queer relief from the writings of Mary Beard, Ursula K Le Guin, and admitted normie Peter Frase.

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Keep Socialism Weird: http://www.peterfrase.com/2018/10/keep-socialism-weird/

Mary Beard: https://twitter.com/wmarybeard

Red Scare Profile: https://www.thecut.com/2018/10/profile-red-scare-podcast.html

FWA: http://festivalworkers.com/

James from the Burgerville Union: http://jamescurryiv.com/

 

READING – Manifesto: Towards a Free Revolutionary Art

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READING - Manifesto: Towards a Free Revolutionary Art







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We’ve decided to start reading art manifestos in full and providing light commentary. First up, of course, is 1938’s Towards a Free Revolutionary Art ghostwritten by Leon Trotsky, signed by Diego Rivera and André Breton. Trotsky was one of the leaders of the Russian revolution, he was famously forced to flee to Mexico. Thanks to funding from the American communist party, he was able to stay near Rivera and Frida Kahlo, but was eventually assassinated there. The manifesto denounces both fascism and Stalinism, and is a seminal text to the history of Muralism and Surrealism/Dada.

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For more robust context check out Bad Art World’s intro to Revolutionary Art: http://badartworld.net/index.php/2018/02/01/an-introduction-to-the-manifesto-towards-a-free-revolutionary-art/

The theme song of this episode is “Media” from The Ann Steel Album