The Faux Nostalgia becomes a spiritual release from the dizzying rate of change. All that is solid melts into air, all that is holy is profaned, and man is at last compelled to face with sober senses his real conditions of life, and his relations with his kind.
If futurism is called a science bent on anticipating what will come, retrofuturism is the remembering of that anticipation. Retrofuturism can be seen as an animating perspective on the world.
The stability and monumentalism of male heads and male torsos is comforting to young men as a model of a great man. A warrior – the beautiful, perfect male who is European.
Disillusionment of the human condition, but in a way that embraces this existential pain in a surrealist fashion.
Homesick for a place I’m not even sure exists.
Protect your heritage!
① Take a Deep Breath and Feel the Pain
② Move Your Mouse
③ Envision and Visualize Great Nordic Men
④ All That is Solid Melts
⑤ Remember With Anticipation