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May 2017
Free

Taking it to the Streets! The Art + Design of Posters and Flyers on the Lower East Side in the 80s + 90s

May 5 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space,
155 Avenue C
New York, NY 10009 United States
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Before Twitter and Facebook people had to use the streets to organize, their messages wheat paste posted right on a pole. It was the era of ‘xeroxcracy’ and the streets were the gallery walls. These political posters and flyers, created throughout the turbulent 1980s and 1990s in what has become known as the East Village, raised awareness and helped organize community for grassroots political change. The posters range in subject from defending the squats and community gardens, taking on gentrification,…

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June 2017
Free

Taking it to the Streets! The Art + Design of Posters and Flyers on the Lower East Side in the 80s + 90s

June 20 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space,
155 Avenue C
New York, NY 10009 United States
+ Google Map
abcnorioshowFINALemail1

Before Twitter and Facebook people had to use the streets to organize, their messages wheat paste posted right on a pole. It was the era of ‘xeroxcracy’ and the streets were the gallery walls. These political posters and flyers, created throughout the turbulent 1980s and 1990s in what has become known as the East Village, raised awareness and helped organize community for grassroots political change. The posters range in subject from defending the squats and community gardens, taking on gentrification,…

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