the Art of #Occupy

When Occupy Wall Street (OWS) sprang up in September 2011 with the occupation of New York City’s Zuccotti Park, its birth was announced with a particularly arresting and now iconic image – that of a ballerina on top of the Wall Street bull, which appeared in Adbusters, the Vancouver-based anti-consumerist magazine. The bull is just one of the many new symbols that has emerged out of Occupy graphic art, and it is joined by more traditional images (e.g. the raised fists in Fightback), plus appropriations and re-interpretations (e.g. the Guy Fawkes mask, and…

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CRASH ALCHEMY at the AWAREHOUSE

Wiv Luv Water Fest with The Texas Oystermen FUND THIS PROJECT Wiv Luv www.wivluv.org/ 1408 Adams Ave, Port O’Connor, TX 77982 (214) 316-0441 ” Amanda Raby here. About a year ago I moved back home from L.A. to the Texas Coast to help take care of my folks. Things have changed. The bays are in serious need of support.  The local commercial fishing industry is in extreme jeopardy and the phthalate levels in the bays are reported to be up to 13,000 times normal.  Chemical plants, refineries, plastic plants and agroindustrial pollution…

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