“Could we create in a community rather than an industry? Could we truly be free, where we are liberated from content production, deadlines and profit margins? Could we rewild audio making, where we no longer produce a dominant crop but symphonies that are good for you?”
“As a young man in Birmingham, dealing with the violent, racist and oppressive realities not only of the UK government but also the National Front, he refused to turn the other cheek. Instead he declared that ‘self-defence is no offence’ – a slogan made popular during the fight against the Front in the early 1980s – in his reggae album Back to Roots (1995). This moral and philosophical clarity enabled him to embody a political rage that didn’t fade with age.”
Artists and writers remember ‘the people’s poet’, whose prolific career foregrounded the power of the pen in engaging meaningful social commentary
A debut collection of poems by Axel Kacoutié.
What art thou?
Please do not touch the paintings or other exhibits, and do not cross barriers.
“A frenzy exultations she commands with soft vibrations
that induce a meditation
from her touch, ah! from her vivifying touch upon my skin.”
Two strangers and the illusion of a life lived together.