Political Statements and Structural Critique

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Political Statements and Structural Critique

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Works in this collection address systemic racism and the path to justice. This collection includes a wide range of imagery including a critique of capitalism.

Collection Items

Black Fist Stencil and Dump Sawant With Hammer and Sickle
A black fist stencil has been painted on sidewalk along with a stencil reading " Dump Sawant" with a Hammer and Sickle.

Faded Street Paint
Faded black paint on a sidewalk. All that is legible is "We," "The," and "Power."

Essential Work alongside anti-policing graffiti and Minnesota love poster
A black-and-white poster by Labor Camp with four firsts, two black and two white, raised in protest and emerging from a bed of plants and flowers. Large text below reads "ESSENTIAL WORK" indicating the essential nature of protest and racial unity.…

Black Power, My City
Two plywood panels are seen next to each other. The right panel is painted with a black fist of power and the text reading "black power" in blue and black on a white background. The left panel reads "my city" in green paint with a black outline on a…

It is Our Duty
The text "It is Our Duty To Fight For Our Freedom It Is Our Duty To Win" has been painted over purple and blue circles on a plywood panel. Paint strokes radiate from the center with purple, yellow, and blue short strokes and longer blue strokes.

Disconnect
A large 6 part plywood mural has been painted white. "Disconnect" has been painted in bubble letters on the left 3 panels. Surrounding this lettering, various symbols appear such as a TV with the word "lies" painted in the center, a needle, a virus…

History belongs to the people sticker
A sticker features a color photograph of a burning building in a city with cars parked on the streets around it. It is accompanied by text reading "History belongs to the people" in white letters. The sticker is on a metal post.

A New World sticker
A sticker with a color photograph of a burning building in a city with cars parked on the street. Text above the building reads "A New World From the Ashes of the Old," with smaller text at the bottom reading "solidarity with the minneapolis…

No Prisons Ever
This piece is blue spray paint on a black wall reading "No Prisons Ever."

Be happy fuck the system
Blue graffiti reads "be happy fuck the system" on a black background.
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