10 collaborative picture-essays that weave poetic words with intricate yet bold images. This collection aims to challenge readers into thinking of community action in a positive light. Depicting what it would be like to live, every day, in a world created from below, where coercion and hierarchy are largely vestiges of the past and showing some of the practices that prefigure the self-organisation that would be commonplace in an egalitarian society. A stirring read that mines what people do in their daily lives for the already-existent gems of a freer future.Each chapter is more a poetic essay than a story driven by characters and narrative. Itis not a series of illustrated essays either, for far too often the images drive the page, dismissing such a simple description of this work. What we have here isanbsp;...
|Title||:||Paths Toward Utopia|
|Author||:||Cindy Milstein, Erik Reuland, Josh MacPhee, Erik Ruin|
|Publisher||:||PM Press - 2012|