Another reason to stop worrying and love the pirates.
photos by Spencer Parsons
"…a principal danger of being overcivilized is that one all too easily relapses, out of sheer exhaustion and the unsatisfied need to be “stimulated,” into a vulgar and passive barbarism."
Text: Susan Sontag, Thinking Against Oneself: Reflections on Cioran … Image: William Lustig, Maniac Cop
Man and Manson, New Bedford, Mass.
Girl in Front of the Family Kloset Costume Shop, Plymouth, Mass.
”…there is that other embrace, which is a motionless cradling: we are enchanted, bewitched: we are in the realm of sleep, without sleeping; we are within the voluptous infantilism of sleepiness: this is the moment for telling stories, the moment of the voice which takes me, smites me, this is the return to the mother…”
Text: Roland Barthes, A Lover’s Discourse: Fragments … Image: Jonathan Demme (with Barbara Steele), Caged Heat
"Space thus becomes something more than a void in which to roam about, dotted here and there with dangerous things and things that satisfy the appetite."
Text: John Dewey, Experience as Aesthetic … Image: Robert Hiltzik, Sleepaway Camp