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NOTHING is more subversive than showing other workers the pleasures in not engaging in productive labour

February 24, 2015

discordion {Artist Ian Pritchard}

(referring back to Socrates/Plato – The Republic and artists)

“… the office of the artist is ambiguous, it is like a phantom profession, one that permits the artist to simultaneously work and not work, to have a real job and a fictional job and NOTHING is more subversive than showing other workers the pleasures in not engaging in productive labour (Jaques Ranciere).”

– Mock-stitutions, pp152, Dark Matters, Greg Sholette.

We Gladly Feast On Those Who Would Subdue Us.

Sic Giorgiamus Allos Subjectatus Nunc

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