Verfremdungseffekt aka alienation effect. One of the most influential aesthetic books in our time. BRECHT ON THEATER by Bertolt Brecht.
Be productive, read this essay this weekend. Groundbreaking, witty. “ART IN THE AGE OF MECHANICAL PRODUCTION” by Walter Benjamin.
Bye-bye freedom & imagination & good conversation. Hello, post-modern capitalism. ONE-DIMENSIONAL MAN by Herbert Marcuse
Beautiful and certain of herself. Why we fight for what we believe in. Also, true, alive, important. DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
The little man who could not grow, armed with a toy drum, wreaks havoc on the consciousness of Europe. THE TIN DRUM by Gunter Grass.
You learn to fit inside his precisions. Prague’s finest poet. Lyrical & philosophical. “THE PANTHER” by Rainer Maria Rilke.