Archive for April, 2009
Here is an example of the five main schools of Chinese photographic stance. 1. Crouching poodle. 2. Effeminate Crane. 3. East Facing Wide legged Monkey. 4. North Facing Wide legged Monkey. And 5. Captain Poo-Shooter. Their fashion is terrible but their Fu is undeniable.
Less then 10 years ago this is what Rave Kids were like. And there were literally hundreds of thousands of them the world over. Can you imagine being one of those kids now looking back on their old photos going “that was the most forgettable period of my life”. Well guess what, the rest of us are going to remind you everyday how you squandered your youth dressing up like 5 year olds and listening to the worst music human culture has ever produced. While at the same time some of the most innovative bands were playing at small venues in towns all around you and you totally missed out on seeing any of them live because you were at k-mart looking for soft toys. You stole your own youth!
There’s probably a bunch of people who’ll look at this and laugh and go “that’s the most ridiculous thing I have ever see”. Not me. I think this is brilliance. Lazy brilliance. The best sort.