for your viewing pleasure (o:
i happened to be in the right place at the right time this weekend - and thanks to a youtube promotion happening in downtown portland - and my good luck charm and my friend who suggested we meet up there - on our way to sarah farahat's art show at settlement galleries >> http://sarahfarahat.wordpress.com/participate/events/ - i was presented with an opportunity to make these 3 videos...
the people running the promotion were very cool and encouraging - yay for them and youtube.
from 10 am - 4 pm, sunday, these played on a giant youtube screen - with very loud audio - and tons of people passing by and/or stopping and watching. just a couple of yards away from th max stop - so even people on the train could see it if they were looking. it was awesome.
you get to select one of four scenes - i was encouraged to try out several - everything was improvised. i supplied my own props (o:
i had like 30 seconds to say what i wanted to say - i had to talk very fast - it's probably hard for a lot of people to understand everything i am saying (in the first video): this is what i am saying (or very close to it):
"new seasons market - markets themselves as "the friendliest store in town" - new seasons market is not friendly! new seasons censors art; they refuse to boycott/divest/sanction israeli apartheid (free palestine!); new seasons owns a factory farm where unhappy cows are drowning in their own excrement*, new seasons had me falsely arrested while violating my free speech rights; i say boycott new seasons! resist!"
[* i didn't know if i could say, 'shit'...]
anarchy and peace... kristin