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What does the concept of Arcadia mean to you

How comfortable a reality is individualism laced with blind denial

I actually started out with no name and was just using my artist tag which is an equilateral triangle. I’ve been using it for over 10 years now. But with the whole commercialization of occult symbology over the past few years the triangle easily lends itself to misinterpretation and just doesn’t feel as sacred or as it used to be. So I recently started substituting the triangle for the letter U which is intended to visually represent a blown open triangle because trinity really has gone pop. I came up with the name Arcadia or Arcadia Blank more for the sake of others to be able to refer to me by something and it’s based on a combination of things. It’s a famous play by Tom Stoppard which deals with truth, time and various existential philosophies in between. Essentially what I’m doing is in itself just on big play. Arcadia is also a Greek mythological utopia that could be a reference to how Dubai or what any big city is trying so desperately to be in contemporary times. Arcadia Blank is a description of this make - believe utopia that I’m living in that is almost completely devoid of any raw public expression. It’s completely blank, and in many ways feels completely unnatural. So it’s more or less a play on those things.

Haha..great question. The best answer I can come up with is a small poem I saw sprayed on the back of a van by someone called Itza C Kret, and it goes something like “ I live in a world of fantasy, so keep your reality away from me, I see what I want, I want what I see, and that is all okay by me”

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