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Cultural Mnemonics

Jimi Hendrix is one of those icons and representational idioms that provide a counter-cultural mnemonic eloquence. His presence is resonant with Jim Morrison, a prismatic Dark Side of the Moon, posters of Henry Fonda on his Harley in Easy Rider. The cultural nodes of these idioms are undergoing constant representational metamorphosis and this artistic thread of change and growth encapsulates the core message of counter-culture: there is always more, there are always new ways, and – no matter how hard anyone tries to suppress a human creativity that is the essence of life in this Universe, it will ALWAYS rebound, recover, spring back and find a new life and a new way to express itself.

Art: Ryan Gajda

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