Breaking Worlds

A history of human culture could be written in terms of places, usually crossroads, “worlds”, in a way, that have generated particularly fertile eruptions of art, knowledge and expression. Chance brought together different peoples, languages, customs and suddenly new sounds and images appeared. These hotbeds of culture have almost always been viewed with great suspicion and hate by other places and the powers that be. Museums and galleries are places that conserve the tragic remains of the demolition of those worlds. Third victim: Maxwell Street, Chicago, wiped off the map by a university campus (with friends like that…). For more on the death of Maxwell St. go here
The Crossroads track is from Spirits Up Above


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