Thursday, March 28, 2013

Video: Selling Out & Following Trends - Wilkine Brutus

Wilkine Brutus, a Haitian poet and writer, rants about how and why "individuals" compromise aspects of themselves or their art in order to adhere to the expectations of the collective. Are there hidden we want to feel a sense of interconnectedness when we join movements or trends? Is there a such thing as individuality without outside influences? What does cultural and social capital mean and how does class and money play a roll in how we see ourselves and others?

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