I know why the caged bird tweets part 2

March 27th, 2013

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i left my dog eared Deronda at home so I have no fun quotes or tidbits for you

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all i have are the various things i do to distract myself from myself

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who remembers this guy from Sonnabend I can never and right now as well am forgetting his name

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kissing is gross

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who could possibly be sitting at work after midnight trying to remember what it feels like

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not me

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got a very interesting tour of a collector’s home yesterday or was it yeah i guess yesterday jeez

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remember when Rafael de Cardenas tought me the expression “made his lipstick come out” and I used it ad nauseum afterwards? Well it’s back

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oh yeah!

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the camera was so intimidated by the major Basquiat it refused to print it

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my guess is ’82

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Forcefield!
you will see something relating to this as you scroll down

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somethign was brewing tonight at Grand Central! I spotted Ann and Mel at the entrance

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horseplay
Nick Cave and Creative Time private performance kicking off what will be an amazing thing for peo[ple

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ooh and I see cool guys Sherry and Joel Mallin over yonder!

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Christos maybe a harder working blogger than me working it!

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crowd
spotted a Mattheu Placek but didnt spot too many others!

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my crowd

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they are starting to run!
sometthing has spooked them

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this kinda thing makes me wish i had a kid on my shoulders because jeez the couple tots that were on the VIP list probably had their wee minds blown

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i am indeed not such a grown up that I didnt have a big ol grin plastered on my face as well tho

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haha look at that kid he is like WTF

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then the butts detached and went butt crazy

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aaaa!

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there was a lot of “tribal” drumming

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joe thought it was too pan-tribal as opposed to specific but you know white people they love anything that feels “multicultural”

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that is not fair but i couldnt figure out exactly how to argue with him on that point

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the piece is not about that anyway, but maybe joe also wanted to know if not that then indeed what the piece was about

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see my above photo that says FORCEFIELD

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I interviewed Nick Cave for i-D Magazine back in like 2006

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he set the meeting for 7am i mean indeed 7fuckingam at Brown for breakfast

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in 2006 i was always still UP at 7am so that made it quite a journalistic challenge for me

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I talked to Cave about Forcefield of course
and he had never heard of them
and promised to google them or whatever there was back then when he got home

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Forcefield’s artistic gesture of covering the face in costume performance music video etc was a very mega move that influenced and excited young people around the world

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an impulse that Nick Cave in Chicago had as well unbeknownst to anyone

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his artwork came out of dance and performance and music as well, making artworks that made music when activated, SOUND SUITS as he calls them

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shit they are getting loose!

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imagine if you are a tourist in Grand Central and one of these things trots by
i guess touritsts are already like “new york is crazy” so they probably just take it in stride

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and then go home to middle parts and tell their friends how magical it was
this is Anne Pasternak of Creative TIme and the artist Nick Cave

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I was totalyl down
Like the Deitch Art Parade I was won over instantly with human feelings that flooded my art brain

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who needs their art brain all the time? their skepticism and irony

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i read a tweet just now that said “irony is the white man’s burden”

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oh brother is that a stereotype people have?

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irony is a whimper from a cage

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and who is into cages?
besides perverts

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