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In the Mood For… MANIFESTOS

Ribbon Around A Bomb

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the power of manifestos. This might have something to do with the fact that I recently re-picked up Manifesto: A Century of Isms, but whatever the reason, I’m considering drafting a personal manifesto for Ribbon Around a Bomb. I love the straight-to-the-point, confrontational style of manifestos, and simply put, I just think it’s a good idea for everyone to outline what they stand for.

I have been particularly inspired by the DADA Manifesto, Huidobro’s Creationism Manifesto, and the (totally ridiculous) Cow Manifesto. My longtime favorite, however, is not included in the Manifesto book: It’s the 2nd manifesto for the Estridentismo movement in Mexico, which had strong ties to Futurism and Ultraism. I basically like this one because it’s the best of both worlds in terms of manifestos: It combines extremism (too many isms!) with absurdity, and includes clauses…

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MANON KUBLER. PERIODISTA , ESCRITORA EN RETIRADA. A LA SAGA DE UNA NUEVA CRONICA. PREPARO MIS BALAS. EXPULSO MIS FUEGOS. AFINO MIS LLAGAS. AVANZO. ME DEMORO. VUELVO A AVANZAR. BUSCO ESTOMAGOS QUE SUJETEN TOXICOS Y EXTREMOS. AQUI ESTOY, A LA SAGA, VIVIA Y SOBREVIVIDA PARA LA ALEGRIA DE POCOS, SALUD MANON

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