Out Walking …

On my way to Tim Horton's last night, I chanced upon an urban surfer busily carving a concrete wave. When I asked him why he likes skateboarding, he replied: "I don't want to sound like a cliché … but because it's fun. It's great for personal expression."

To me, this was significant for two reasons: first, because of his distaste to be clichéd, his passive rejection of the cloning effect of media society; second, because of his more active desire to create art, by expressing his body within the sterile confines of the urban sportscape.


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  1. Surfer as Conceptual Persona | confuciansomaesthetics says:

    [...] that enter a thought that 'slides' with new substances of being, with wave or snow, and turn the thinker into a sort of surfer as conceptual persona: we renounce then the [...]