People Sometimes, Die : Curated by Jesse Hlebo
Private View | Wednesday 20 January, 6-8pm
It's not the violence that is new.
Civilization is predicated on subjugation, humanity's default agency over everything. the
harnessing of fire, the domination of the land to produce what is needed to staggering
quantities, will not go unchecked. is nyc's 63 degree fahrenheit weather on the first day of winter
2015 the universe bucking against its oppressor?
The white male, whose duty it is to write the laws of the land and the record contracts, is found
surprised and angry under this new light of democratized social technology. like when you kick a
hole in the wall because the sounds won't let you sleep, only to reveal what appears to be a
nest of rats so large they must have spent their entire lives in that crevice. the light shining down
causes them to cringe, the realization of their grotesque appearance and putrid scent is all too
Who gets to take back life? can you take back something you never had? maybe stealing life is
the way to operate. to realize a new world is a form of revolution. perhaps this present
environment of total collapse is leading towards a new world uninhabited by the human concept
of hope. the method of something dying so something else can live seems more relevant than