Monday, March 22

coming up!

our upcoming theme is "verklighetens folk" ("reality people").
for those of you who are not familiar with this term, it was invented by the christian
democratic party leader göran hägglund. basically, hägglund believes that there is a
swedish cultural elite that is looking down on the "normal swedes" a.k.a. the "reality people".
but who are these "reality people"? what makes you real? am i unreal? this term is so stupid
(and fun!).

/neon tights, real people(?)

3 comments:

  1. borders and limits make u real, i guess.
    i like the music in the video. who is it?

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  2. Yea, and essentially we're all "real". It just gets a bit surreal when a party-leader makes it his own job to label people as "real" and "unreal". It's not for him to do. It has been a big discussion about what he meant by making the statements that he did. And in the end he tried to blame the cultural elite for much of the trouble that is present. Instead he ended up ridiculating himself.

    Anyhow. The music.

    Jan Johansson - Kvällar i Moskvas Förstäder

    I can recommend him, he's a swedish jazz-musician. He's dead now, but his music is very alive.

    Thanks for sharing your thoughts on the matter!

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