Three Myths of Liberalism (2012)17:34
Despite the numerous political, socio-economical and technological changes that have taken place since the 19th century, classical liberal ideology still provides a foundation for our conception of modern life and our place within it. I wanted to interrogate and complicate three interrelated aspects of this ideology – the relationship between the individual and the collective, the relation of work to monetary gain, and the search for individual self-fulfillment – through both a sonic and metaphoric lens. Each of the three aforementioned topics is explored sequentially throughout three intertwined movements. While interrogating liberal ideology, the piece does not propose a simple diametrically opposite philosophy; rather, it aims to reveal the complex ambiguities of modern life and the inadequacies of singular ideological dogmas. In this sense, the piece suggests a multiplicity of interweaving narratives, which are revealed and re-structured through the listener’s imaginative engagement.
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