Omnicide II, 107–110


Chromatomania (Colour)


The Chromatomaniac appears to resist Western modernity’s subliminal conspiracy against colour, its imposition of the puritanical constraints of drabness in the name of a pious New World, those formal celebrity events that privilege black suits or gowns, the insistence of luxury interior decorating upon so-called earth tones, and futuristic urban design’s depictions of cities of pure white sterility—which have resulted in the brazen relegation of all vividness to so-called primitive cultures and peoples.…