Some is good, some is godawful. Some is cringe. However, freedom needs an aesthetic, something the kids can visually identify with. It is said a picture is worth a thousand words and that 80% of communication is visual. This feeds into what has previously been mentioned about effective psyops, and how psyops shapes the battlefield to set the conditions for victory… perhaps even making the clash avoidable. This is a multi-generational project and conflict.
Possible influence on early “vapor wave” or “fash wave”: Joy Division’s 1979 album cover for “Unknown Pleasures”. The graph is “a data visualization that shows a series of radio frequency periods from the first pulsar discovered.”