In subcultural studies, repurposing of items, clothes and artefacts is recognized as ‘bricolage’.

It turns ‘the reality to be under surveillance to the pleasure to be watched. ’ Dick Hebdige, Hiding when you look at the Light: On photos and Things ( London: Routledge, 1988), 8.

Inside the 1956 novel, Benno Pludra attracts in the clashes during the beaches to argue into the sea that it was decadent West Germans (and their East German consorts) who had been undressing people by force and throwing them. Continue reading