KIRJAT - ABSTRACT VANDALISM
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Abstract vandalism, a manifesto
64-sivuinen kirja jossa on EGSin, NUGin ja SHOEn teoksia. KIrja on tehty osaksi Amsterdamissa maaliskuussa pidettävää taiteilijoiden yhteisnäyttelyä. 64 sivua.
Joseph Beuys’ theory that every human is an artist, is a strong one. It means that every human act is potentially art and every human attempt to create something, is indeed vandalism. So, all art is vandalism but what about vice versa?
It’s not so hard to see that planting a flag on the moon is vandalism. With every mark we leave, we’re destroying natural beauty and perfection. Every expression of existence created by humans, every mark, every statue, every legacy is also an act of destruction and therefore vandalism. Ever since that first cave painting we have all been going round in a spiral of vandalising vandalism that was vandalised so many times before.
And then there are those who think they can see the difference between art and vandalism. Those who give permission to build a train system through a landscape but say it’s not permitted to paint these