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Precariousness rocks: Brazilian counterculture, from Hélio Oiticica to Daniela Thomas

However, the parallel with Leminski stops right about here. Ironically, Oiticica’s drug of choice was not pot, but rather cocaine in the ebullient New York of the 1970s. Cocaine is less linked to relaxation but does create new sensory spaces, bringing about the remarkable “cosmococas,” those rooms that envelop you in frantic music and images.

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