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Kropotkin 1892


An experiment of sorts, this quote from anarchist theorist Peter Kropotkin is graphically constructed entirely out of the patterns on the insides of business envelopes. Each pattern is a different color, and various layers are dropped out to create the letter forms.

I’m interested in Kropotkin because of his desire to synthesize the best aspects of anarchism and communism. His brand of anarchism was deeply rooted in the social, and the need to build community and the commons.

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