Wall Street

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Corwell West Occupying Wall Street.

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“This story is going to go away. Someone would have to have been killed or very seriously injured in order for the press to stay interested in this story and for the police to even do a half investigation into it.”

MSNBC on NYPD Police Brutality during Occupy Wall Street Lawrence O’donnell with “The Last Word” 

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Anonymous Outs NYPD Officer Who Pepper-Sprayed Occupy Wall Street Protesters

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About workequalsworthequalsinnocence

Working with animation, video, painting, drawing, installation and intervention, my interdisciplinary practice examines the complex position of culture within neoliberal capitalism and critiques modes of social control, while exploring the potential for art to function as a site of resistance. I am specifically interested in how modes of violence are perpetuated collectively through popular narratives, concepts of justice and denial of accountability. Frequently engaging with communities and collectives, my practice eschews individual authorship in favour of collaboration. This has included an ongoing commitment to working with women and youth who are in conflict with the law, through the creation of art projects in prisons as well as at numerous centres that support marginalized people. In 2008, I completed an MFA through the Public Art and New Artistic Strategies program at the Bauhaus University (Weimar, Germany). My work has been shown nationally and internationally in festivals, screenings, artist run centres and museums. I am currently employed as an Assistant Professor of Studio Arts at Concordia University. http://jessicamaccormackrmack.tumblr.com/
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