Yo! What Happened To Peace?

An exhibition of peace/anti-war/anti-occupation posters at Imix Books, March 4

By John Carr
Published on LatinoLA: February 27, 2007

Yo! What Happened To Peace?

A selection of artwork from "Yo! What Happened to Peace?" poster exhibit will be onrndisplay at Imix Books in Eagle Rock, CA from March 4, 2007 to April 1, 2007.

The "Yo!" show will be shown in conjunction with "We Say No," a participatory activist video project. This event is presented by The Ministry of Culture and will have an opening reception on Sunday March 4, 2007 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

"Yo! What Happened To Peace?" is an exhibition of contemporary pro-peace, anti-war & anti-occupation posters, designed to spread the message of non-violence and showcase the beauty of hand-crafted printing.

After traveling to Tokyo, San Francisco, New York, Milan, Rejkyavik, Washington D.C., Boston and Chicago, the "Yo!" show is making a return to its hometown of Los Angeles before heading back to Europe for a series of exhibitions. Selections include works by Chaz Bojorquez, Bughouse, Freddi C, Robbie Conal, Emek, Shepard Fairey, Karen Fiorito, Brandy Flower, Forkscrew Graphics, Man One, Gustavo Garcia Vaca, Favianna Rodriguez, Mear One, Spectr and many others.

A limited number of prints will be for sale during the exhibition. For more information, please visit: http://www.yowhathappenedtopeace.org

The activist video project, "We Say No," is a participatory concept in which anyone who wishes may voice their opinion on the 700 mile long proposed border fence between the United States and Mexico.

Attendees are encouraged to step into a video booth and have their opinions recorded about the proposed dividing fence. The two-minute statements from this project will be used in a documentary made in collaboration with The Ministry of Culture, Imix Books and Patricia Cunliffe. To learn more, please visit: http://www.ministryofculture.org

Imix Books is located at 5052 Eagle Rock Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90041 Noon - 4pm. Free parking on street and in the lot behind Imix Books. For morerninformation, please visit: http://www.imixbooks.com

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