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Art as propaganda

2017 . 02 . 21 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

I had another chat with Vicki Amorose, the author of Art-Write. In this episode, we talk about propaganda and power in art.

If you want to learn more about memes and about whether or not we’re actually capable of free thought, read Susan Blackmore’s The Meme Machine. The blog post of mine that Vicki refers to at the beginning of the episode is this one, and the first episode of Blue Lobster is here.

Christi Belcourt

Christi Belcourt’s Pregnant Woman Banner

For more about Christi Belcourt, check out her site. Valentino made a video of their collection inspired by Belcourt’s art, and they also did an interview with her here.

Rachele Cateyes

Rachele Cateyes’ No Wrong Way

For more about Rachele Cateyes, visit her site or her print shop.

Rachele Cateyes

Gwenn Seemel
Superfat Crop Top Girl Gang (Rachele standing out)
acrylic on bird’s eye piqué
18 inches in diameter

This portrait of Rachele is part of my upcoming series!

- Questioning your paradigms / Questionner vos paradigmes
- Artists and leaders / Les artistes et les leaders
- On inspiring questions / Inspirer des questions

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(2) Comments / Commentaires: Art as propaganda

-- Hope -- 2017 . 02 . 21 --

Thank you! You inspired a wonderful conversation between my son and I at breakfast this morning.

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-- Gwenn -- 2017 . 02 . 21 --

@Hope: That’s my very favorite compliment for the things I make. THANK YOU! <3

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