Was it the war or the drugs or both?
i like this photo better than Guy Debord on the phone pole in Waking Life.
I'm out for today. See ya guys "after Midnight, we gonna let it all hang out"
I'm curious: what, exactly, distinguishes his 'performance art' from the symptoms of severe mental illness?
ha what a poser, fnarf was doing this in gold lame back in the day
Greg, don't you find it compelling to think that what we, in our eagerness to pathologize, might call "severe mental illness" could be seen in a different way? I'm not saying Kim Jones is insane, but if he were, I would admire him for re-signifying his unique perspective as "art," and I certainly wouldn't dismiss him because of it.
And after listening to the podcast, I am convinced he's not insane, but I'm also thinking of something Salvadore Dali once said: "The only difference between me and an insane person is that I'm not insane."
That boy needs therapy.
This reminds me of that man in Sweden who goes to music festivals and throws poo at people. Has anyone else heard of him? My friend almost got hit by one of his flying turds. I heard at another event he actually went INTO the port'a potty!
Now the security people look out for him, but he now has poo disciples! Oh the poo man. How I fear you.
Is this guy available this Saturday morning?
Have you heard about this recent performance art adventure?
On October 5, 2007 Kristin Lucas succeeded in legally changing her name from Kristin Sue Lucas to Kristin Sue Lucas.
In Alameda County Court, the presiding judge who granted the request said:
"So you have changed your name to exactly what it was before in the spirit of refreshing yourself as though you were a web page."
Talk to him? I don't want to come within a thousand yards of him. He belongs in a home.
And for the record, I have never smeared myself with shit nor set fire to any living thing (except myself a few times).
sorry for besmerching you, fnarf, i was talking about apearance of him on the poll, rather than the rest of his performance
Coming up next: Nosehair art by Richard Lee!!
Problem is that things like Pride, Burning Man, Folsom, How Weird, Solstice and Bay to Breakers have made things like mudman completely mundane. I doubt it'll weird out a single person these days. Now when you see a naked guy covered in pink paint with a duck on his head, riding a unicycle downtown it's like, "whatever."
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