This chick last night just described ‘Spring Breakers’ as white ‘Belly’ which sounds pretty good. I pointed out ‘Gummo’ was on the TV at DMX’s house in ‘Belly.’ The conversation was not as boring as I’m making it sound.
I’m positive that the organizer did not intend for her commentary to be divisive; from my interactions with her, I knew that her intentions were pure. She certainly didn’t mean for her words to parent a thick, tar-like awkwardness that pervaded the room, even after she began to read.
More than just the preeminent commentator on the social role and cultural politics of graphic design in contemporary culture, the English cultural critic Rick Poynor is our most reliable dashboard navigator through the visual landscape, a politically astute, historically literate GPS plotting our course through the forest of signs.