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Dance Music as Escape

June 12

"You approach the dance floor as the sound of a synthesiser playing a single chord grows louder and louder, seemingly rising inside you as well, causing an almost involuntary sway... dips and crescendos changing the shape of movements around you, eyes widening and people smiling."

Second Person


Constant Urban Dread

June 08

"You argue with yourself, trying to cling to logic, to think of positives. It’s crazy to see this street and think of these abstract threats to the future. It is just a road, in a crowded city, being constantly renovated."

Second Person


The Struggle for Balance

June 08

"You want constant happiness, a lack of stress and discomfort, but you know that turmoil and discontent give happiness its meaning, its significance. You want the world to happen to you, but at the same time, you want to take control and steer it in your direction."