Check out my new favorite visual artist Yoshitomo Nara's gleefully twisted illustrations where children play happily in the land of cultural nihilism. "The children in my works are not aggressive. [With] the knives-[the kids] can generate power over their lives. I'm not making art to give the viewer hope. I'm creating this generation that has no power. I'm articulating or producing a scream for them." Link
David Pescovitz is Boing Boing's co-editor/managing partner. He's also a research director at Institute for the Future. On Instagram, he's @pesco.