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The Importance Of Kim Fowley’s Legacy | Inspiration

  Music thrives on eccentricity and excitement. When musicians dare to subvert the norm and court controversy, their following quadruples through exploits of bad behaviour and the endless curiosity of kids told not to buy their music. These characters are needed to keep things fresh and interesting. Kim Fowley was such a character, a sequin studded king of hysteria, rock[…]

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Bobby Baker – Radically Changing The Way We Think About Mental Health | Inspiration

  Bobby Baker is a performance artist who resides in London. Bobby has a career that spans nearly four decades, she is known as an artist who has created innovative and original art, dealing with mental illness, feminism, and work that seriously challenges social stigmas. Her vital vice for her to express this with is her own dark comedy, which[…]

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One Teacher’s Moving And Innovative Assignment Stands The Test Of Time | Inspiration

  Seemingly regular American high school teacher Bruce Farrer, set up, and has for decades, continued to set a wonderful assignment for his pupils. Basically he asks his 9th graders to hand write a 10-page letter to their future selves, disclosing all of their future hopes and dreams, which he then posts to them after 20 years. The point of[…]

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The Guardian Shares Famous Jane Austen Quotes On Life, Love And Fashion | Inspiration

  Did you know that it is the 239th anniversary of Jane Austen’s birthday? No surprise there then, who did? Sometimes we need some words from the wise, and she isn’t recognised as one of the greatest 19th Century writers for no reason at all. Thanks to The Guardian, we have Austin’s thoughts on, society, love, marriage, women and men,[…]

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The Transformation Of Andy Warhol Studio ‘The Factory’ By Billy Name | Inspiration

  The centre of 1960’s New York pop art revolutionaries was nothing but a dark and dingy work space until Billy Name came into Andy’s life. Billy was Andy’s lover, friend and had become his hands on personal assistant for everything Andy needed. Most importantly he was the one who brought The Factory to light and to life. The beginning[…]

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