AN INDEFATIGABLE CURATOR-COLLECTOR OF ALL SORTS OF IMAGES OFFERS A POWERFUL VISUAL ESSAY-MANIFESTO
by Edward M. Gómez
Sometimes, what the world needs is a good revolution.
Of course, as history has shown, most big efforts to alter the status quo tend to begin with — indeed, they must always have their roots firmly planted in — new, creative, ambitious, even courageous ways of thinking, which, often, are idealistic ways of thinking, too.
They must emerge from a willingness to examine and to imagine the world in new ways, or from what James Brown, that great philosopher of the late 20th century (when he wasn’t busy bearing the mantle of “the hardest-working man in show business”), once referred to as a “revolution of the mind.”
As most politicians and corporate leaders around the globe continue failing the societies and markets they serve in the face of a multifaceted, planet-eviscerating environmental crisis, while simultaneously doing nothing to end to the senseless destruction of all-too-profitable war, now, more than ever, what the world needs to see is big, dramatic, substantive change — change across the board, in every field of human endeavor and enterprise, for the common good.
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