Saturday, October 8, 2011

Occupy Wall St: Art Exhibit, "No Comment"



The occupants allied with local artists and a gallery downtown to present an art show to raise funds for the Occupy Wall Street movement.  The gallery, a 12,000 sq foot space sits directly across the street from the New York Stock Exchange.

Monica and Lorenzo
Monica and Lorenzo, who has been with the occupy movement since the beginning gave a tour.  

Much of the art featured american flags.
Duane in front of  'rise up'

Art on exhibit



Loft in the red zone was a tribute to 9/11 that was extended to include this show. The show is entitled "no comment".  Aristedes Duval spoke to the livestream, "this is the most important art show in the world".  He commented, believing the works represented a great investment. For info, check out occupywallst.org.

William West an artist exhibiting

OccupyWallSt:Washington Sq Park rally



Saturday's rally featured the announcement of several working groups such as food which ofcourse provides meals to the occupants, medical, legal, sanitation arts, as well as educational and empowerement working groups.  It also clarified the structure of joining the movement and forming your own movement, as they urge people to 'occupy your own spaces'.   Earlier a declaration had been released on the group's website, but had been taken down.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Evidence of Ten Plagues of Egypt


Scientists say evidence exist that climatic change hundreds of miles away forced a chain of natural phenomena which may have led to the plagues.