Expecting the Unexpected—The Role of Art in the Dissemination of Radical Hope

Patrick J. Reed Abstract: In my artworks-on-paper, I use collage to demonstrate a subversive model for inclusive, non-hierarchical, non-subjugating modes of social and environmental consciousness. I rely on this fundamentally anarchic and queer aesthetic tradition for its ability to amalgamate and ally incongruities in profoundly unexpected ways. The motivations behind my creative endeavours are jointly informed …