“Signs of the Times”: The Pieces (43-46)

November 12, 2011 Power to the people, power to the occupiers.

November 12, 2011
Power to the people, power to the occupiers.

November 13, 2011 Why are there more homeless veterans than wealthy Americans?

November 13, 2011
Why are there more homeless veterans than wealthy Americans?

Each piece in Stephen Seemayer’s new show of artworks at District Gallery in Downtown L.A. is built on a reconstructed front page of the Los Angeles Times from each day of  Occupy L.A.

During October and November 2011, Seemayer and his wife, filmmaker Pamela Wilson, spent time nearly every day talking with and documenting the occupiers who were camped out in tents and makeshift shelters around L.A.’s City Hall.

November 14, 2011 I vote, I work, I pay taxes, I'm fucked, I'm pissed, I'm here.

November 14, 2011
I vote, I work, I pay taxes, I’m fucked, I’m pissed, I’m here.

November 15, 2011 Too many jails, too little justice.

November 15, 2011
Too many jails, too little justice.

The protestors were showing solidarity with Occupy Wall Street in New York, and pressing for fairness and compassion for working class Americans. They urged a shift in values and a closing of the rift between the wealthiest in our society and the “99%.”

Seemayer’s collages incorporate the slogans and signage that got the occupiers’ messages across, along with photographs and stencils of revolutionary symbolism.

Signs of the Times continues through May 26.

STEPHEN SEEMAYER
SIGNS OF THE TIMES
April 25 – May 26
District Gallery
740 E. 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213)814-7164
Map

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“Signs of the Times”: The Pieces (35-38)

November 4, 2011 They're going to step on our faces, and it won't be pretty.

November 4, 2011
They’re going to step on our faces, and it won’t be pretty.

November 5, 2011 We want a system that works for the people, not people, slaves to a system.

November 5, 2011
We want a system that works for the people, not people, slaves to a system.

Each piece in Stephen Seemayer’s new show of artworks at District Gallery in Downtown L.A. is built on a reconstructed front page of the Los Angeles Times from each day of  Occupy L.A.

During October and November 2011, Seemayer and his wife, filmmaker Pamela Wilson, spent time nearly every day talking with and documenting the occupiers who were camped out in tents and makeshift shelters around L.A.’s City Hall.

November 6, 2011 Wake up from this American nightmare.

November 6, 2011
Wake up from this American nightmare.

November 7, 2011 One day, the poor will have nothing left to eat but the rich.

November 7, 2011
One day, the poor will have nothing left to eat but the rich.

The protestors were showing solidarity with Occupy Wall Street in New York, and pressing for fairness and compassion for working class Americans. They urged a shift in values and a closing of the rift between the wealthiest in our society and the “99%.”

Seemayer’s collages incorporate the slogans and signage that got the occupiers’ messages across, along with photographs and stencils of revolutionary symbolism.

Signs of the Times continues through May 26.

STEPHEN SEEMAYER
SIGNS OF THE TIMES
April 25 – May 26
District Gallery
740 E. 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213)814-7164
Map

“Signs of the Times”: The Pieces (31-34)

October 31, 2011 Fight the power and transform the people.

October 31, 2011
Fight the power, and transform the people.

November 1, 2011 Main Street is paying for Wall Street train wreck.

November 1, 2011
Main Street is paying for Wall Street train wreck.

Each piece in Stephen Seemayer’s new show of artworks at District Gallery in Downtown L.A. is built on a reconstructed front page of the Los Angeles Times from each day of  Occupy L.A.

During October and November 2011, Seemayer and his wife, filmmaker Pamela Wilson, spent time nearly every day talking with and documenting the occupiers who were camped out in tents and makeshift shelters around L.A.’s City Hall.

November 2, 2011
Welcome to the lost freedom movement.

November 3, 2011 It's a wonderful strife.

November 3, 2011
It’s a wonderful
strife.

The protestors were showing solidarity with Occupy Wall Street in New York, and pressing for fairness and compassion for working class Americans. They urged a shift in values and a closing of the rift between the wealthiest in our society and the “99%.”

Seemayer’s collages incorporate the slogans and signage that got the occupiers’ messages across, along with photographs and stencils of revolutionary symbolism.

Signs of the Times continues through May 26.

STEPHEN SEEMAYER
SIGNS OF THE TIMES
April 25 – May 26
District Gallery
740 E. 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213)814-7164
Map

“Signs of the Times”: The Pieces (27-30)

October 27, 2011 Corporations are not people.

October 27, 2011
Corporations are not people.

October 28, 2011 Eat the rich? They don't taste as good as you think!

October 28, 2011
Eat the rich? They don’t taste as good as you think!

Each piece in Stephen Seemayer’s new show of artworks at District Gallery in Downtown L.A. is built on a reconstructed front page of the Los Angeles Times from each day of  Occupy L.A.

During October and November 2011, Seemayer and his wife, filmmaker Pamela Wilson, spent time nearly every day talking with and documenting the occupiers who were camped out in tents and makeshift shelters around L.A.’s City Hall.

October 29, 2011 Welcome to the new world disorder.

October 29, 2011
Welcome to
the new world
disorder.

October 30, 2011 Wise up and rise up!

October 30, 2011
Wise up
and
rise up!

The protestors were showing solidarity with Occupy Wall Street in New York, and pressing for fairness and compassion for working class Americans. They urged a shift in values and a closing of the rift between the wealthiest in our society and the “99%.”

Seemayer’s collages incorporate the slogans and signage that got the occupiers’ messages across, along with photographs and stencils of revolutionary symbolism.

Signs of the Times continues through May 26.

STEPHEN SEEMAYER
SIGNS OF THE TIMES
April 25 – May 26
District Gallery
740 E. 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213)814-7164
Map

“Signs of the Times”: The Pieces (23-26)

October 23, 2011 Put the politicians on minimun wage and watch how fast things change.

October 23, 2011
Put the politicians on minimun wage and watch how fast things change.

October 24, 2011 People over profits.

October 24, 2011
People
over
profits.

Each piece in Stephen Seemayer’s new show of artworks at District Gallery in Downtown L.A. is built on a reconstructed front page of the Los Angeles Times from each day of  Occupy L.A.

During October and November 2011, Seemayer and his wife, filmmaker Pamela Wilson, spent time nearly every day talking with and documenting the occupiers who were camped out in tents and makeshift shelters around L.A.’s City Hall.

October 25, 2011 Banks got bailed out, we got sold out.

October 25, 2011
Banks got bailed out, we got sold out.

October 26, 2011 Our democracy is corrupted by greed.

October 26, 2011
Our democracy is corrupted by greed.

The protestors were showing solidarity with Occupy Wall Street in New York, and pressing for fairness and compassion for working class Americans. They urged a shift in values and a closing of the rift between the wealthiest in our society and the “99%.”

Seemayer’s energetic collages incorporate the slogans and signage that got the occupiers’ messages across, along with photographs and graphic stencils of revolutionary symbolism.

Signs of the Times continues through May 26.

STEPHEN SEEMAYER
SIGNS OF THE TIMES
April 25 – May 26
District Gallery
740 E. 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213)814-7164
Map

“Signs of the Times”: The Pieces (19-22)

October 19, 2011 Drop student tuition, not bombs.

October 19, 2011
Drop student tuition, not bombs.

October 20, 2011 It's called the American Dream because you have to be asleep to believe it.

October 20, 2011
It’s called the American Dream because you have to be asleep to believe it.

Each piece in Stephen Seemayer’s new show of artworks at District Gallery in Downtown L.A. is built on a reconstructed front page of the Los Angeles Times from each day of  Occupy L.A.

During October and November 2011, Seemayer and his wife, filmmaker Pamela Wilson, spent time nearly every day talking with and documenting the occupiers who were camped out in tents and makeshift shelters around L.A.’s City Hall.

October 21, 2011 Refuse consent.

October 21, 2011
Refuse
consent.

October 22, 2011 Viva la revolution.

October 22, 2011
Viva la
revolution.

The protestors were showing solidarity with Occupy Wall Street in New York, and pressing for fairness and compassion for working class Americans. They urged a shift in values and a closing of the rift between the wealthiest in our society and the “99%.”

Seemayer’s energetic collages incorporate the slogans and signage that got the occupiers’ messages across, along with photographs and graphic stencils of revolutionary symbolism.

Signs of the Times continues through May 26.

STEPHEN SEEMAYER
SIGNS OF THE TIMES
April 25 – May 26
District Gallery
740 E. 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213)814-7164
Map

“Signs of the Times”: The Pieces (15-18)

October 15, 2011 Can't evict an idea.

October 15, 2011
Can’t evict an idea.

October 16, 2011 If I had a nickel for every lie, I'd be in the one percent.

October 16, 2011
If I had a nickel for every lie, I’d be in the one percent.

Each piece in Stephen Seemayer’s new show of artworks at District Gallery in Downtown L.A. is built on a reconstructed front page of the Los Angeles Times from each day of  Occupy L.A.

During October and November 2011, Seemayer and his wife, filmmaker Pamela Wilson, spent time nearly every day talking with and documenting the occupiers who were camped out in tents and makeshift shelters around L.A.’s City Hall.

October 17, 2011 If not us, who? If not now, when?

October 17, 2011
If not us, who? If not now, when?

October 18, 2011 Do you feel the trickle down?

October 18, 2011
Do you feel the trickle down?

The protestors were showing solidarity with Occupy Wall Street in New York, and pressing for fairness and compassion for working class Americans. They urged a shift in values and a closing of the rift between the wealthiest in our society and the “99%.”

Seemayer’s energetic collages incorporate the slogans and signage that got the occupiers’ messages across, along with photographs and graphic stencils of revolutionary symbolism.

Signs of the Times continues through May 26.

STEPHEN SEEMAYER
SIGNS OF THE TIMES
April 25 – May 26
District Gallery
740 E. 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213)814-7164
Map