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 [1]

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 [2] 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

Reference Links

  1. J.G. Ballard studies

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