“No amount of police harassment can prevent the singing of the hearty proletarian song about mankind’s coming emancipation from wage-slavery in all the great cities of the world, in all the factory neighborhoods, and more and more frequently in the huts of village laborers.”
–V. I. Lenin The Development of Worker’s Choirs in Germany· 1913
Jason Boughton (seated left) co-founder of H.E.N.S., receives public pedicure to the delight and horror of onlookers. Sonia Lin (right) H.E.N.S. legal advisor drinks alone and thinks wistfully of manicures in the coming insurrection.
Arlen Austin (left, in onsie), co-founder and NWC ingénue, models new nail polish color following NWC performance of Song of the United Front at Scaramouche gallery. Andrea Palabran, (right) Artist, Web Designer, Beautician and NWC chorus member looks astonishingly cool.
Left, Cara Benedetto, H.E.N.S. director of communications samples found pills matching her manicure. Right, Ming-Yi Chuang, pianist-in residence, for the NWC experiments with simultaneous consumption of differing beer varieties.
Abbie Klenzman (left), stylist and beautician advisor to the NWC, purges Cosmopolitanism from the ranks of the organization. Ryan Kelly and Brenan Gerard (right) founders of Moving Theater and producers of H.E.N.S., stare dramatically into the middle distance as they contemplate their vital role in militant manicuring.
Chiun-Yin Chung (left) violinist in residence for the NWC taunts a dead crustacean. David Everitt Howe (center), H.E.N.S. spokesperson and PR manager, discusses the finer points of Kasmir Malevich with co-founder Arlen Austin. Elzbieta Polak (left) head violinist of the NWC regains her composure following militant action.
Seth Scantlen (left) bandleader of NWC, nurses head wound sustained in liberation of police territory. Jeanne-Minette Cilliers, (right) head pianist of NWC gives hope to the militants and fear to the exploiters in her nimble rendering of Eisler’s works.