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The Necessity of Patronage: The Economies of Burning Man and the Chelsea Hotel

Burning Man and The Chelsea Hotel, although different in so many ways, both contain seemingly Utopian economies. An artistic community where everyone shares all of their goods and a hotel where residents can pay their rent with a song are not economies that should ever be able to sustain themselves, yet they did and have
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What are your bohemian experiences?: Summer contributions wanted!

Summer is here and we are looking for submissions from any and all. Please email us and share with us some of your bohemian experiences past and present. Living “la vie bohème? Experiences in activism? Music festivals? Writing? Travel? Art shows? Millennial gentrifying hipster who knows better but doesn’t know what to do about it? Coffee shop experiences?…CONTINUE
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Dark Komedy: Polish Identity & Art

I can’t be any other way. James Baldwin said, “I can’t be a pessimist because pessimism implies humanity is an academic value”, and my art harkens to that. Both my parents—being immigrants—traded their desires for my own. Despite days of poverty and inevitable moments of regret, they persevered. My father would undyingly remind me that
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