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Sublevarte Colectivo -- Recupera Las Calles
Sublevarte Colectivo -- Recupera Las Calles
Digital CollectionStreet Art Graphics
TitleSublevarte Colectivo -- Recupera Las Calles
ContributorSublevarte Colectivo
Time Span2012
Geographic LocationBoston, Massachusetts, United States
Classgraphic arts
Description"Recupera las calles" means roughly "take back the streets." The figure of a woman shouts to a line of marching robot men. Sublevarte Colectivo is "a group born of the student strikes in Mexico City in 1999. They believe that graphic art should be a vehicle of expression and communication in society, and that these days the power of the visual image is stronger than words. They have brought this vision to their work with the Zapatistas, the flower sellers of Atenco, the striking teachers of Oaxaca, and dozens of other social struggles in Mexico." In 2012, the group presented an exhibition of their work at the Interference Archive in Brooklyn, NY.
NotesCollected at the 2012 Boston Anarchist Bookfair. "The Boston Anarchist Bookfair hopes to bring together people struggling to destroy capitalism, imperialism, patriarchy, heterosexism, racism, colonialism, statism and all other forms of oppression. The Boston Anarchist Bookfair explores the ideas of a system that avoids the use of coercion, violence, force and authority, while still producing a productive and desirable society. The Boston Anarchist Bookfair advocates stateless societies based on non-hierarchical voluntary associations." -- Boston Anarchist Bookfair website:
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