Training from Stop the Money Pipeline
Training #3: Make it Beautiful: Using Art in Actions
Date & Time: Thurs, Sept 29, 5-630 PT / 6-730 MT / 7-830 CT / 8-930 ET
What: We will learn how to use a variety of arts to make our actions creative, participatory, and impactful: We will look at how to use song & music, street murals, signs, banners, patches, and elements of fires and floods in our actions.
We’ll cover the basics of wheat pasting, sign making, and pop-up art shows using the new Blame Wall Street poster art (order a set below). We will also be joined by Alexandra Blakely who will lead a teach-in of the new climate movement song, Return–and offer tips on including song and music in your action.
>> David Solnit is an arts organizer based in the Bay Area. David has been organizing mass actions for more than three decades. He has helped create some of the world’s largest guerilla street murals and has provided arts support for dozens of movements of justice.
>> Ahlay Blakely is a singer, song catcher, and organizer from Seattle who is helping to infuse our streets, movements & culture with songs as powerful tools for change.