A shoe shiner sits poised at their corner, made tense by the hot pavement, next to a busy street, desperately calling out to the passing cars with offers for their shoe shining services. No one in the cars can hear their calls. Windows are up, people are talking hands-free, air con is on. Those who…
This essay is for artists and all the people who work with artists. We begin by asking if there is anything that artists could possibly need more than an audience? If the answer is no, as we believe it to be, then why don’t we trust what audiences are telling us? An anecdote from an…
The original manifesto was posted online in April 2023 and can be viewed here.