Celebrate People's History: The Poster Book of Resistance and Revolution

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Josh MacPhee
The Feminist Press at CUNY, Nov 9, 2010 - Art - 256 pages
A beautifully designed poster book full of inspiring images of rebellion and inspiring stories of resistance—with a forward by Rebecca Solnit.

Since 1998, Josh MacPhee has commissioned and produced more than one hundred posters by more than eighty artists that pay tribute to revolution, racial justice, women’s rights, queer liberation, labor struggles, and creative activism and organizing.Celebrate People’s History!presents these essential works as a visual tour through decades and across continents, from the perspective of some of the most socially engaged artists working today.

This beautifully rendered book includes artwork by Cristy Road, Swoon, Nicole Schulman, Christopher Cardinale, Sabrina Jones, Eric Drooker, Klutch, Carrie Moyer, Laura Whitehorn, Dan Berger, Ricardo Levins Morales, Chris Stain, and more. Celebrate People’s History is a treasure trove of images and stories that will inspire anyone looking to better understand the history and legacy of activism.

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Josh MacPhee is a cultural worker living in Brooklyn, NY. His activities often revolve around themes of history, radical politics, and public space. His books include Signs of Change: Social Movement Cultures (co-edited with Dara Greenwald), Paper Politics: Socially Engaged Printmaking Today, Reproduce and Revolt (edited with Favianna Rodriquez), and Realizing the Impossible (edited with Erik Reuland). He also is a member of the political art cooperative Justseeds.org and a co-editor of Signal: A Journal of International Political Graphics.

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