Who has really bothered to look inside the tent? What does it mean when a riot cop is forced into a portrait while raiding the people’s kitchen? How do the movement’s “quirky” rituals — the “mic check,” for example — help us relate to Occupy as not just a protest movement, but as something deeper and more ingenious, the template, for example, for a new political value system?
If it’s a little audacious to capture the Occupy movement in just 9 photos, that’s what we’ve ventured to do to facilitate Sunday’s 90 minute BagNewsSalon discussion analyzing the visual politics of Occupy Wall Street.
Just as the photo above expresses the greatest possible difference between anger and simply passing the word, we hope you’ll join us this weekend to tease out more intelligence and insight from some of the more notable and telling imagery from this powerful, timely and highly visible movement.
Date: Sunday, December 4th
Time: 10 am PST/ 1 pm EST / 6pm London (running for 90 minutes)
Location: Online Webinar – http://bit.ly/BagNewsSalon
Facebook RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/307146442636514/
(photo: David Shankbone/Wikipedia)