"According to Trotsky, the futurists are not free artists, freed from the burden of tradition, willing to engage themselves for the cause of the proletariat, but rather victims of a change in circumstances to which they, like all others, had to adapt."
Trotsky, or Metamorphoses of Engagement - Journal #111 September 2020 - e-flux
"The futurists’ unwillingness to accept that their aesthetic revolution also has a tradition tempts futurism to demand a proletarian dictatorship in art. But according to Trotsky, proletarian—that is, socialist—art can only emerge within a historically established socialist order: new art does not arise through an individual free decision but as the necessary consequence of a changed social determination."
~ Trotsky, or Metamorphoses of Engagement - e-flux
Generalist Hometown instance with a strong focus on community standards. No TERF, no SWERF, no Nazi, no Centrist.