lo-classis creating Smut
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Make smut. Not art.It’s a good word, right? Smut. We like its history of confounding the close-minded and being an affront to the enlightened. Art accomplished this for a long time. Historically, art has often been smut’s synonym. But today we think art’s accessibility, for creator and consumer, is inhibiting.
So do we create art? Sure we do, but why do we have to call it that? We wanted a different descriptor. Something inclusive. Something expansive. Smut.
Medium is dead.We don’t relate to the classification of artist. So we call ourselves creators.
The term artist is too limiting. We just want to create cool shit. We want to write, record, and perform.
Creating is how we reconcile the beauty and the bullshit. And we want to share it with others.
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