Friday, April 02, 2004
scoped the ant farm exhibit today at the berkeley art museum. rebellious architects, filmmakers, and cadillac-enthusiasts from the 60s and 70s. they tried to hype up inflatable architecture (blow-up buildings) back in the day but it didn't catch on. they played with fire - guerilla filmmakers fixed up a cadillac and drove it through a mountain of burning tvs - and the sad irony was that their studio burned down to a crisp in 1978, destroying their lifeworks and forcing them to disband.
an underground collective of wackos throwing together insane architecture, planting cadillacs in the earth like lilacs, and shooting movies after movies?
damn, what a dope lifestyle. let's do this. let's bend our creative backbones, snap our fingers, shake our thighs til our studio bursts into flames as well.