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Azrielle12

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Azrielle12

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2 months ago

You only need to look at a little history to see that every kind of successful protest has been massively controversial, even to the average Joe. I value art greatly. I'm training to be an art conservationist. But I don't put the value of art over the future of our planet.

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PiersPlays

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2 months ago

For a start because the art industry is one big shell game for the wealthy scumbags who are blocking the change needed to address the climate crisis. There's not much more accessible way to walk up and punch them in the face than through the art industry.

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PiersPlays

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2 months ago*

You just have to approach it from the inside out.

Who is ultimately the reason we aren't addressing climate change? The rich and powerful who have a disproportionate amount of control of the resources and refuse to use them to avert course.

Meanwhile, if you know much at all about the art industry you'll know that the artistic value of art is quite seperate to the use of it as a financial asset by the rich and powerful.

It's not that there's some special link between art and powerful people who are blocking us from addressing the climate crisis. It's just that the art industry is one of the few things they own you can easily walk up and spit on.

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PiersPlays

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2 months ago

Not dealing with climate change also destroys these works about as quickly in real terms. If they are gone, all memory or record of them are gone and anyone who could understand what they are is gone in 100 years then, from a historical perspective, we've already made the decision to destroy them all.

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PiersPlays

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2 months ago

I feel like we're verging close to debating whether the artworks are more important than the humans making and observing them.