Trump Inauguration Confronted By Jarring Projections Of Sexual Abuse Survivor Statements
Huffington Post - about 1 month
Last night, FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture, an art collective known for multiple viral public art actions, projected the faces and stories of survivors of rape and abuse onto the façade of Washington, D.C.’s Convention Center. Each image was accompanied by the hashtag #WeWillNotBeSilent and the words, “In this man, I see violence.” Statements described the way in which Donald Trump’s predatory behavior reminds survivors of their abusers. For people gathered to look, those walking by, in their cars and on their way to inaugural events during rush hour traffic it was impossible to look away. It was a clear, crisp night and the facade is 60 feet tall. The action was done in collaboration with DISCLOSE, an Oakland-based art-activism collective, which simultaneously staged projections on the West Coast. The projected stills and are come from a video created by DISCLOSE, which was released online today.
“As survivors of violence, we know best the tactics that Trump uses to maintain power
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