Ghosties I, 2014
[oil on canvas, 24 x 30 in.]
unreleased Nintendo Commercial (filmed in Williamsburg, Brooklyn) from 1993 promoting the Super Game Boy featuring ODB, RZA, Prince Paul on the beat, and street art by the COD Crew.
From food trucks to marijuana, the Reason report shows millennials are in favor of people doing their thing without state interference, but these are not the future capitalists the surveying foundations were hoping for. American millennials can’t possibly trust the government, but we still believe in a social safety net that takes care of everyone. This combination of libertarian and socialist values unnerves the major parties and unimaginative commentators, but it’s a logical response to the last 15 years. We’ve seen what happens when people don’t have anything to fall back on but the market, as well as what happens when the government feels entitled to know everything about everyone, and we don’t want either.