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Put the urinal back into the restroom: Toward an Useful but Disobedient Art
‘Art is not a mirror to hold up to reality, but a hammer with which to shape it.’ (Brecht)
Of course, it’s a provocation: after hundreds of years of fighting for the autonomy of art, after decades of learning that the main quality of art is its ambiguity, after years of repeating that art is about asking questions and not about giving answers, suddenly there is a persistent call for art that is useful, for direct engagement, for artistic activism, for interventions into the political realities of our societies and economies.
For those who constantly forget to wear their Post-it watches, and like to take down notes on their desks, Milan-based design firm SoupStudio created an almost-ideal workstation for designers that always give you access to reminders and free doodling space.
This is LITERALLY all i want in life.
It’s a Boggia Blurr
A brilliant note from a brilliant friend, and a nice image to boot!
I realized today I do very similar things with yarn as I do with paint.