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Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley in Mousse Magazine 78 (Winter 2022)

By Pablo Larios


"Culture is being decentered, amid a flight from major cities. Demographic patterns show that the global mobility we took for granted in the last decade has shifted
in the pandemic era: the dominant narrative is no longer gentrification, but decen- tering and dispersion. In the second of a three-part essay, following “Anywhere, Out of the World: Ruralism and Escape in the New Roaring Twenties,” Pablo Larios speaks to artists about ruralism, self-sustenance, and the Great Decentering."