@garlic_onions I never knew what kitsch meant before, that makes a lot of sense
I guess I enjoy kitsch things when they are bad imitations of something I didn't like in the first place... like fake imitations of "ornate fancy decoration".... or playful imitations, like jewelry made of trash... but maybe unaware kitsch versions of nice things is what feels fake and hallow .. or im not sure.. but interesting
@notplants Yah I think in this case there's an overlap with Camp. I think trash Jewellery would be Camp because there's a sense of irony and self-awareness to it
@notplants There are a lot of elements of contemporary western society that are kitsch, specially because nostalgia itself is kitsch. Botanical gardens, for example, are kitsch
@notplants Camp is like self-aware kitsch. It's kitsch as a commentary on the aesthetics of bad-taste
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