Watch the video below and also go to Rolling Jubilee (above is a screen shot of its website) to find out what they’re doing. More explanation here. Thoughts? The projected is related to Occupy Wall Street, and comes in the wake of OWS’s excellent project Occupy Sandy in aid of Hurricane Sandy victims.
Posts Tagged ‘Occupy Wall Street’
Luxury brands like Louis Vuitton did record business this year, as did luxury car sales. This is the bottom line of our current economic system. Draw your own conclusions. But think twice before suggesting Occupiers don’t have clear demands or don’t know what they’re talking about. When someone says “Occupy Wall Street has no clear demands what I hear is “I hope no one is listening to those kids at …read more
Amy Goodman of Democracy Now speaks with Asma Mahfouz, the girl who began the Tahrir Square revolution in Egypt, in Zucotti Park yesterday. Photo by Democracy Now. Renegade brokers and police joining the demonstrators today, photo by Canadian filmmaker Velcrow Ripper (more here). I just don’t feel like writing about design much these days, unless the definition of design is broadened very, very far. The first video below features Amy Goodman and …read more
Most of the photos here were taken by a friend of mine, Canadian filmmaker Velcrow Ripper, at Occupy Wall Street. Reproduced here with permission. See his whole gallery of Occupy Wall Street photos. I would like to nominate the protest sign—all the protest signs of this year’s worldwide uprisings, in general—as the pre-eminent design object of 2011. Most newsworthy, most useful, most creative, and it gives “mass-produced” a new meaning. Vancouver begins …read more