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THE DEBRIST MANIFESTO - Scott King

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THE DEBRIST MANIFESTO

JON SAVAGE: In a way, it’s an ‘anti-success handbook’ - the direct opposite of all those self-improvement books. Is that deliberate?

SCOTT KING: Someone else suggested that it could have been called How To Be A Loser In The Art World, which I thought was funny, and there is an element of that, but it’s broader than that too.

I didn’t set out to write it as an ‘anti-self-help’ book. Quite the opposite, really. I wrote it as ‘my truth’, I didn’t edit it, I just let it pour out… the manifesto, ultimately, is about embracing ‘failure’, looking for the excitement and potential within that – you know – rather than being in a state of constant frustration/fury/misery because you do not have what it is you think you want; it is about embracing what you do have, even if that seems like shit.

Extract from Interview magazine.

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International General, 2021
Printed in an edition of 300
Design by Scott King and Richard Massey.
Offset litho printed
Softcover, 48pp
B&w with two colour 400gsm gloss cover 
297 x 210 mm 




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