From Utopia to Escape

As we have continued to roam and comb through the endlessly suggestive and diverse writings of Zygmunt Bauman, we came across an interview in which he describes the dissolution of the ancient utopian longing for a different sort of social world into the more egocentric contemporary compulsion to escape.

The images are paintings from the otherworldly imagination of Dorothea Tanning:

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A VERY HAPPY PICTURE

A VERY HAPPY PICTURE

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CIVILIZING INFLUENCE

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