British Surrealist Group (1938)
We Ask Your Attention
From a pamphlet issued by the British Surrealist Group, designed by Henry Moore, London,1938
(reprinted in Art and Social Change, Will Bradley and Charles Esche, eds., London: Tate, 2007, pp. 110-114)
“If only in self-defense we must END ALL FORMS OF NON-INTERVENTION, INTERVENE IN THE FIELD OF POITICS, INTERVENE IN THE FIELD OF IMAGINATION.
THE REVOLUTION which we can bring about must have as its object the DEVELOPMENT OF CONSCIOUSNESS and the WIDER SATISFACTION OF DESIRE.” [113