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A People's Art History of the United States excerpt: Combat Paper Project

Just seeds - 3 hours 18 min ago
Another excerpt from A People's Art History of the United States: 250 Years of Activist Art and Artists Working in Social Justice Movements that was published by The New Press last November. This except focuses on the Combat Paper Project... Nicolas Lampert
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Article on the People's Climate March 30-City Wheatpasting Action: Upper Peninsula Report Back

Just seeds - Wed, 2014-10-29 11:06
Readers of the Justseeds blog likely recall the 30-city wheatpasting campaign of images that were put up in August and September to promote the People's Climate March in NYC and climate crisis issues in general. One of the stellar... Nicolas Lampert
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DIYDPW #32

Just seeds - Wed, 2014-10-29 06:32
Burgettstown, PA, USA - story here. (Thanks, Becca!)... Shaun Silfer
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But what does it have to do with Art?

Just seeds - Tue, 2014-10-28 11:50
Friends of the Orphan Signs from Michael Lopez on Vimeo. I recently came across this video made by Michael Lopez, a collaborator with Friends of the Orphan Signs in Albuquerque.... Pete Yahnke
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New Impeach Freights/Graf 18

Just seeds - Tue, 2014-10-28 09:15
I recently got sent a nice cache of new photos from middle America's graffiti troubadour, IMPEACH. I'll be posting a new photo each Tuesday morning for awhile, enjoy! Austerity.... Josh M. www.justseeds.org
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JBbTC 198: stage1

Just seeds - Mon, 2014-10-27 07:47
In honor of my upcoming trip to London, I thought I'd do a feature on a little known lefty publisher from the UK. For awhile now I've been running into some handsomely designed lefty books from England in the 1970s.... Josh M. www.justseeds.org
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New Global Uprisings film- After Gezi: Erdoğan And Political Struggle In Turkey

Just seeds - Fri, 2014-10-24 17:30
The latest Global Uprisings film chronicles a year of resistance and repression in Turkey in the wake of last year's Gezi uprising. It looks at the continuing protests against urban redevelopment projects, police repression, and the increasingly authoritarian rule... K C www.justseeds.org
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A People's Art History of the United States excerpt: The IWW and the Paterson Pageant

Just seeds - Fri, 2014-10-24 14:53
Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, photo courtesy of the Joseph A. Labadie Collection, University of Michigan Here is another excerpt from A People's Art History of the United States. This excerpt starts at the beginning of the chapter and discusses the... Nicolas Lampert
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DIYDPW #31

Just seeds - Wed, 2014-10-22 06:37
Pittsburgh, PA, USA These are known as "sharrows", a type of lane-sharing marking that cities often use on streets where bike lanes won't fit (or for other mysterious municipal reasons). Usually sans rider, or featuring a male-gendered icon riding,... Shaun Silfer
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Traps, Flows, Echoes prep

Just seeds - Tue, 2014-10-21 14:37
I’m deep in preparation for my upcoming solo show at the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland. The show is called “Traps, Flows, Echoes” and it opens Nov 6th, running until Nov 28th. There’s an opening reception Thursday... Roger Peet
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38th Annual Raza Day at UC Berkeley

Just seeds - Tue, 2014-10-21 09:47
This year marks the 38th annual Raza Day at UC Berkeley. It is a day of workshops and activities intended to encourage middle school, high school and community college students to pursue higher education. I will be speaking at... Melanie
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People's Art History of the US book review from Cultural Organizing.org

Just seeds - Mon, 2014-10-20 09:00
culturalorganizing.org recently posted a review of my book A People's Art History of the United States: 250 Years of Activist Art and Artists Working in Social Justice Movements. Here is the full text: Review: A People’s Art History of... Nicolas Lampert
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JBbTC 197: New Century Publishers pt.3

Just seeds - Mon, 2014-10-20 08:25
Back in 2011 I published a couple posts looking at the covers of New Century Publishers, a Communist Party-run press that published from the 1940s into the 1960s, and appears to have been the progenitor of the more recent and... Josh M. www.justseeds.org
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Support Monkeywrench Books in Austin!

Just seeds - Fri, 2014-10-17 09:37
Our comrades at Monkeywrench Books in Austin, Texas have been operating for 12 years and they're looking to renovate their space. Help spread their Indiegogo campaign and kick down some dough for a great radical bookstore! Indiegogo campaign Support an... K C www.justseeds.org
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Prints Gone Wild 2014

Just seeds - Thu, 2014-10-16 12:31
Justseeds will be participating in this years Prints Gone Wild! in Brooklyn! Mark your calendars.... K C www.justseeds.org
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New Book on Chicago Community Organizing

Just seeds - Wed, 2014-10-15 12:51
Billy Keniston (aka Taylor Sparrow), who wrote the introduction to Justseeds' Firebrands book, has a new writing/editing project in the works about radical community organizing in Chicago in the 1970s. Like everything Billy writes, it'll be good, and he needs... Josh M. www.justseeds.org
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DIYDPW #30

Just seeds - Wed, 2014-10-15 06:25
Campbell Hall, NY (Thanks to Kevin, who says this sign was "Installed on a newly tar and chipped road upstate. Super dangerous conditions for motorcycle riding, I was thankful someone put a sign up.")... Shaun Silfer
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New! W.A.G.E. Certification Program: Guidelines and Standards for Artistic Labor

Just seeds - Tue, 2014-10-14 06:00
W.A.G.E. (Working Artists and the Greater Economy) is proud to announce the launch of W.A.G.E. Certification, a paradigm-shifting model for the remuneration of artistic labor. Initiated and operated by W.A.G.E., Certification is a program that publicly recognizes non-profit arts... Shaun Silfer
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Art Opening: SUBSTRATE: Printed Matter from the Rust Belt

Just seeds - Mon, 2014-10-13 21:38
Check out the event on their website here.... Meredith Stern
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Free Essays in Celebration of Indigenous Peoples' Day

Just seeds - Mon, 2014-10-13 13:32
As many followers of Justseeds know, today is Indigenous Peoples’ Day. In the United States, today is a federally-recognized, national holiday known as Columbus Day. In much of Latin America, today is celebrated from a slightly different perspective and... Dylan Miner dylanminer.com
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