Well and how you define art.do you think that's true? depends how youre defining transgressive i suppose.
this is it. tho I'd change that to self-consciously transgressive art.channelling that trauma into transgressive art becomes rarer and rarer the further down the class structure you get
Just as an example of the kind of people we are dealing with here - there is this compilation of power electronics from Africa:Power electronics would just be so much more better if it had originated in a Delhi slum.
Except all of these acts were made up. They were literally a privileged white man pretending to be a bunch of people from Africa. I don't even particularly like the term privilege, but this is it.Africa - the dark continent of the tyrants, the beautiful girls, the bizarre rituals, the tropical fruits, the pygmies, the guns, the mercenaries, the tribal wars, the unusual diseases, the abject poverty, the sumptuous riches, the widespread executions, the praetorian colonialists, the exotic wildlife - and the music.