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Projects > Clarion Alley Mural Project 2011


CIO! Mural in progress, photo by Sangroncito


CIO! mural drawing, Gouache on paper, 2011


Eliza Barrios - mural in progress

Mural in progress, photo by Eliza Barrios

Mural in progress, photo by Eliza Barrios

Mural in progress, photo by Eliza Barrios


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Other Projects I have done that relate to this work include:
99%
Solutions!
This Little Piggy Went To Market
CAPITALISM IS OVER! If You Want It
Home/Casa
Art Strike's Back

A big THANK YOU! to Eliza Barrios, Cat Ferrez, Jet Martinez, and Cuba for their help and support!

 


CIO! mural, June 2011

As part of CAPITALISM IS OVER! I created a mural on Clarion Alley in June 2011.

Capitalism Is Over! If You Want It is an ongoing movement of interruptions/actions by artists from around the world in response to the need for a fundamental shift in our approach to Capitalism and the negative impact it has on the environment, health, and wellbeing of all. The status quo is not sustainable. The title of the project references John and Yoko’s “War is Over if You Want It” campaign of the late ’60′s – in the spirit that capitalism is our war of today. The title also reflects how these phenomena are based in our minds and rely on our buy-in to function. Capitalism is not a law of nature. Humans created the system, it no longer works for the majority of the world, and it can be replaced.

CAPITALISM IS OVER!'s messaging campaign uses the same multiple-site tactic that advertisers use - utilizing select sites with targeted visibility - however, here the effort is to raise consciousnesses around the timely and critical need to challenge our current social/economic model. The project's messaging goal is twofold: (1) to heighten awareness; and (2) to cultivate a dialog within communities and amongst disparate groups.


Mural in progress, photo by Eliza Barrios


CIO! mural, June 2011, photo by Eliza Barrios

CIO! mural in progress, June 2011, photo by Anita K. Hart