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Voice of Art - Graffiti Artists vs. GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms)

Some of California’s dopest graffiti artists - Mear One, Vyal One, Werc, Griffin One, and Ernest Doty - have created high-impact murals to raise awareness for the labeling of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). The artists discuss their reasons for supporting California’s Yes on Prop 37 campaign while displaying can control and sick techniques.

Voice of Art - Label GMOs with Turnip

Graffiti artist Turnip (Edible Root Crew, PTV) emerges from the underground for a GMO and Prop 37 awareness-raising mission in California’s East Bay. With throw ups, tags, posting bills, and in-store DIY GMO labeling, Turnip leaves no stone unturned in his quest to root out hidden GMOs.

Voice of Art - Label GMOs with Max Neutra

Artist Max Neutra paints live on Hollywood Boulevard’s Walk of Fame to raise awareness about California’s Proposition 37 and GMO labeling. His canvas imagines a GMO-fueled zombie dystopia where people are manipulated to serve the food system, instead of the other way around.

Voice of Art - Label GMOs with Danny DeVito and Cass Bugge

Broccoli (Danny DeVito) has the hots for some freaky tomatoes at the market. Turns out they are GMOs - Genetically Modified Organisms. His pal Turnip (Cass Bugge) lays out why he should NOT go there, and why peeps should vote Yes on California’s Proposition 37 to make it mandatory for the food industry to label GMOs.

Voice of Art - Graffiti Against the System, Pt. 3

Follow graffiti artist GATS as he risks his safety and anonymity to paint a poem across the East Bay. The final line proclaiming “The City Is Ours” is completed at a community block party, an apt setting to celebrate how street art can be used to make political statements and enrich the culture of a city.

Voice of Art - Tax Dodgers, Pt 4

The Tax Dodgers visit the National Baseball Hall of Fame, where an exhibit featuring their jersey and 1% cap is on public display. Tom Shieber, the museum’s Senior Curator, puts the exhibit in context of the long historical use of baseball as a metaphor in social and political commentary.

Voice of ArtIraq Veterans Against the War, Pt. 3

Ted Stanuga of the National Veterans Art Museum in Chicago discusses the importance and significance of art by veterans for our culture. Their work gives the viewer a direct insight into the experience and aftermath of war as only those who have been there can express.


Featuring:
"Above and Beyond" Project
"Fatigues Clothesline" Project founded by Regina Vasquez
"POW" by John McManus
"Combat Paper Project" Initiated by Drew Matott and Drew Cameron
"Good Morning PTSD" by Christopher Arendt
"Re-Deployment" Series by Greg Broseus
"Untitled" Collage Installation by Alejandro Villatoro
"Angel in the Desert" by Marcus Ericson
"Radical Vulnerability" & "Intrusive Thoughts" Exhibitions curated by Aaron Hughes
"Overlooked/Looked Over" Exhibition curated by Erica Slone

Voice of Art - Iraq Veterans Against the War, Pt. 2

After discharge from service, integrating back into civilian society often comes with crisis. In Chicago, members of Iraq Veterans Against the War are using art to process their experiences and to educate the public about the traumas of war.

Voice of ArtIraq Veterans Against the War, Pt. 1

Meet the the artists: members Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) Chicago chapter. Hear their stories of service and struggle and learn why they now protest the wars they once participated in.