Postmodern Ladybird Books Remix

rnd/ a remix of “boys and girls” by ladybird books

while exceedingly de rigueur nowadays – and there are some truly eye rollingly dreadful mainstream remixes available in any waterstones nowadays, whose lead footed obviousness in conception and design feels utterly depressing – mixing up weird and wonderful books of one’s impossibly naive /imagined  childhood can still occasionally throw an interesting existential curve ball

presenting “boyz n girlz” by ‘ladybirdd’ books, featuring mild instant spray-on ghetto flava/ go peter – go jane exclamation

consider old ladybird books – for clean happy obedient citizens only – fascinating historical artifacts clearly illuminating upper middle class bourgeois culture in some permanently forever green / disturbingly pleasant england circa immediate post wwii

such illustrations showcase exact type of soul crushing inner blandscape predicted by writer / visionary jg ballard

quote/ the future is just going to be a vast conforming suburb of the soul
– interview/ 30 october 1982 in re/search no 8

ladybird key word reading books are some holy place in elite stifled imagination where mummy / daddy / peter / jane live in carefree countryside far away from all vulgar noise of johnny foreigner / ir funny ideas/ where everyone knows ir little d0g given role in english/tm life by heart/ x all plays n out with ruthlessly charming / terrifyingly bland efficiency

uk based artist Miriam Elia has historically faced unthinking blanket censorship from neckless bean counters at penguin books for releasing quote frightfully jolly postmodern satire of one of ir impossibly ancient titles – ironic indeed/ considering such images were tantamount to shameless propaganda for white washed western world of fake innocence plastic living / unquestioned misogyny

as small measure of artistic solidarity / to try ones hand at spot of spiffing digital montage robert what presents another such parody in slices of perfectly english delight

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