We are in an age "where the renewal of values was accompanied by the prominent strength of a youth culture". Both books ("Catcher in the Rye", by J.D Salinger, and "The Revolution of Everyday Life" by Raoul Vaneigem) and images (taken in 1968, during the Students Protests) portray events or thoughts originating in a huge discontent with the environment, values and the surrounding dynamics, not only in the educational sector, but also in the social, sexual, political and civil sectors.
"Once you get past all the Mr. Vinsons, you're going to start getting closer and closer - that is, if you want to, and if you look for it and wait for it - to the kind of information that will be very, very dear to your heart. Among other things, you'll find that you're not the first person who was ever confused and frightened and even sickened by human behaviour. You're by no means alone on that score, you'll be excited and stimulated to know. Many, many men have been just as troubled morally and spiritually as you are right now. Happily, some of them kept records of their troubles. You'll learn from them - if you want to. Just as someday, if you have something to offer, someone will learn something from you. It's a beautiful reciprocal arrangement. And it isn't education. It's history. It's poetry."
J. D. Salinger
"But what about the impossibility of living, what about this stifling mediocrity and this absence of passion? What about this feeling of never really being inside your own skin? Let nobody say these are minor details or secondary points. (...) If you go for revolution and neglect your own self, then you're going about it backwards."
J. D Salinger"Catcher in the Rye"
Raoul Vaneigem"The Revolution of Everyday Life"
Archive from the 1968
Gráfica Saúde Sá
Catcher in the Rye + The Revolution of Everyday Life